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Urgent health warning due to the discovery of the danger of two products to life
health warning

The Abu Dhabi Department of Health called on all pharmaceutical facilities, health care facilities, and health professionals, to take caution and caution when dispensing paracetamol, in conjunction with flucloxacillin, and “Paracetamol” belongs to the group of pain-relieving and non-narcotic drugs, and is used as an analgesic for light and medium pain and an antipyretic, available in the markets Medicinal products come in many forms, while flucloxacillin is an antibiotic that works by killing the bacteria that cause infection.

In detail, the Abu Dhabi Health Department indicated that a warning was issued by the Ministry of Health and Community Protection about dispensing paracetamol in conjunction with flucloxacillin, pointing out the need to be careful when dispensing paracetamol in conjunction with the pharmaceutical substance flucloxacillin, as when taking the two substances together may cause an effect on the proportion of gases. body, (gap HAGMA) acidosis metabolic high anion, especially in high-risk patients.

The department called on all pharmaceutical facilities, health care facilities, and health professionals, to take immediate measures, which include monitoring patients from the high-risk category, with urine analysis of 5-oxoproline, and obligating manufacturers to add the warnings and precautions related to the risks that were mentioned in the internal product bulletin. Paracetamol and Flucloxacillin, indicating that Paracetamol and Flucloxacillin are safe to use and have not been withdrawn from the market.

We call on pharmaceutical facilities, healthcare facilities, and health professionals to report any side effects arising from the use of medicinal products to the pharmacovigilance program via the electronic reporting system.

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