Thursday, February 2, 2023

Health warns of pharmacy hoax advertising drug to treat COVID in Tabasco

Ministry of Health warned about the fraud committed by a pharmacy in Tabasco when ad a Medicine “Effective” for treatment COVID-19,

Through its Facebook account, an establishment called “Farmacías Viva Villahermosa” offers the drug Broncho Vaxom at a price of 1,250 pesos, with the promise that it works to treat COVID patients.

The text next to the image of the product can also be read, “Vercelli led this extraordinary discovery and ensured that the drug BronchoVaxom, an immunostimulant used to prevent respiratory tract infections, even in children, Effective for preventing respiratory tract infections. COVID-19“, he assures.

Whereas on the web page Farmaciasviva.com, when searching for Ivermextine, the description states that it is “a drug used to treat parasitic infections in humans and animals that can be used for treatment. COVID-19,

The drug, by the way, appears with a price tag of 2 thousand 499 pesos.

When asked about the veracity of the effectiveness of the said drugs for the treatment of patients positive for Sars-Cov2 virus, health secretarySylvia Roldan Fernandez warns that it is a hoax.

“No, not at all, not Medicine let it be straight for covid Medicine what is for covid we are managing it in institutes, in IMSS, in ISSTE, in all institutes, called Paxlovit, and this is a Medicine Typical for positive patients and symptomatic first five days of infection… we’re going to send pharmacy For a review… -And in the case of Bronco Vaxom that they’re selling it for?- Well, they’ll do something that’s not true…”, he said.

It is noteworthy that, for its part, the Federal Directorate for Protection against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRICE) reported that the illegal commercialization of antivirals for the care of patients in Mexico COVID-19,

Therefore, it warns that the sale of treatments indicated for this disease in the country is a crime, as these drugs should be supplied free of charge only in public institutions.

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