|DRAP Alert No
|21st Dec, 2023
|• Pharmacists and Chemists at Distribution, Pharmacies and Medical Stores
• General Public
|Problem / Issue
|Federal Government Analyst, CDL Karachi has informed DRAP regarding the sample of product namely “Ketovet injection” Batch No. 2324108 manufactured by M/s. Vetz Pharmaceuticals (Pvt.) Ltd., Plot #Q1, S.I.T.E Area, Kotri, Hyderabad has been declared as of “Substandard” quality
Therapeutic Good(s) Affected: –
|Ketovet 100mg Injection
|Batch No. 2324108
Mfg. Date: 10-23
Exp. date: 09-25
|M/s Vetz Pharmaceutical (Pvt) Ltd. Kotri
|-The manufacturer has been directed to immediately recall the defective batch of product from the market. All pharmacists and chemists working at distributions and veterinary pharmacies should immediately check their stocks and stop supplying this batch of product. The remaining stock should be quarantined and returned to the supplier/ company. The regulatory field force of all federating units (DRAP and Provincial Health Departments) has increase surveillance in the market to ensure the effective recall of defective products(s).
-Distributors and pharmacies are advised to be vigilant and report any suspected batch of the product(s) in the supply chain to the DRAP using the online form, or through phone at +92 51 910 73 17, or by Email at gsms∂dra.gov.pk.
-Regulatory field force of all federating units (DRAP, Provincial Health Departments, and States) has also increased the surveillance in the market to ensure the effective recall of defective product(s).
|Advice for Veterinary Healthcare Professionals
|DRAP requests increased vigilance within the supply chains of veterinary pharmacies and facilities likely to be affected by this faulty batch.
|Advice for Consumers
|-All therapeutic products must be obtained from authorized licensed pharmacies /outlets. Their authenticity and condition should be carefully checked. If you have any doubts, please seek advice from your pharmacist.