paper presented by the SC (Borno) on the topic “HANDLING OF EXPIRED DRUGS”

Medicinal products are intended for use to treat ill-health conditions in patients .

Expired medical products are usually less effective and risky to use due to change in chemical composition or decrease in strength thus very to the health of the user.

Several factors are known to affect stability of drugs during storage. Th e variables topic HANDLING OF EXPIRED DRUGS organized Proprietary license h (PPMV L in Maiduguri, Borno State capital.

Mr. Mato further reiterates that the Agency will not condone any act of regulatory infractions as such as rev alidating expired dr u gs with the intensi extending its she thereby endangering public health .

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The Registrar PCN, through the PCN Borno State Coordinator Pharm. Olayinka Ogunseyi urge d license holders L s) to be responsible health care service rs abide by the la w guiding their busines .

license holder (PPMV L to ensure that the e ipted and procured from registered pharmaceutical outlets in addition to ensuring that stock records are kept and maintained.

caution ed PPMV avoid operating many premises with one license drugs since in ethical a contro medicines .

Representative of the Commissioner of Health (Borno State), the Commandant Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) and other health professionals also graced the occasion.