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Customs intercept 4 containers loaded with tramadol

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Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has intercepted four containers loaded with prohibited Tramadol pharmaceutical products with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of over N110 million.

The Customs Area Comptroller (CAC), Mr Jibrin Musa, told journalists on Monday in Lagos that the 40-foot containers were impounded between February 6 and 7.

“The container No; MRSU 3637149 contained 936 cartons of tramadol Hydrochoride tablet (225MG) and 56 cartons of Collstop Chlorpheniramine Maleate Capsules (4MG)”, he said. “Another container No; MRKU 6196764 contained 368 cartons of tramadol capsules BP (120MG), 192 cartons of tramadol capsules (250mg) and 160 cartons of Dobumol Anagestic. “Third container No, MRSU 3516384 contained 554 cartons of tramadol capsules BP (120mg), and 176 cartons of Col-cap. “The forth container No MRKU 6058282 containing 200 cartons of tramadol (225mg), 330 cartons of Ibramol, 198 cartons Col-Caps (4mg) and 453 cartons of Rally Extral (50mg). “The container was imported by Villa Gold Pharmacy from India”.
 He revealed that a suspect was captured alongside the seizure and had been allowed regulatory safeguard while examination was continuous.

As indicated by the Apapa Customs supervisor, the medications committal would exasperate the effectively tense circumstance in the event that it discovers its courses into the nation.

In the mean time, a Consultant Pharmacist, Dr Clever Okeke has cautioned that the utilization of Tramadol for "height" or deferred discharge amid sex could prompt sadness and unreasonable conduct.


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