The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians of an unregistered and fake ‘insulin tea’ for cure of diabetes in circulation.
The advice was contained in a statement signed by the Director-General of the agency, Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday.
NAFDAC wishes to notify the public of the circulation of an unregistered and a fake product called insulin tea, claimed to reduce blood sugar level and delete sugar in the body.
Adeyeye that the NAFDAC number shown on the packaging of this product (NAFDAC Reg. No. 01-8662) is fake.
He also advised consumers to report adverse effects related to the use of regulated products to the nearest NAFDAC office.
The director-general urged Nigerians to report such incidents through the toll-free NAFDAC