TRADITIONAL MEDICINES ADULTERATED WITH POISONS

 The Ministry of Health, Negara Brunei Darussalam wishes to inform the public that based on the report from the National Agency of Food and Drug Control of neighbouring countries, the Traditional Medicines listed below were found to be adulterated with scheduled poisons and also found sold in local market :

1.    Dewa Manjur 99 Sehat Stamina Serbuk manufactured by Dewa Mega Jaya PJ, Banyumas was found to be adulterated with Paracetamol & Phenylbutasone

 2.   Asmur (Mahkota Dewa Plus Ginseng) Serbuk /TR. 033228621 manufactured by Serbuk Sari PJ, Cilacap  was found to be adulterated with Phenylbutazone

 3.   Daun Dewa Serbuk manufactured by Daun Dewa Alami PJ, Cilacap was found to be adulterated with   Phenylbutazone

 4.   Tanduk Rusa Kuat Lelaki Kapsul manufactured by Multi Sari Manjur PJ, Banjarmasin was found to be adulterated with Sildenafil citrate 

In addition, the Ministry of Health was acknowledged that the following traditional medicines were banned in neighbouring countries due to adulteration with scheduled poisons and the public is advised not to purchase or use any of the listed products.

 

 

No.

Product Names

Manufacturer

Adulterated with

 

1.

Xing Shi Jiu Cairan Obat Dalam

Shandong Yasheng Biotechnology Co. Ltd, China

Sildenafil citrate

 

2.

G-Bucks Kapsul/Ti. 054316531

Beijing Kawloon Pharmaceutical Factory, China

Sildenafil citrate 

 

3.

Asam Urat Flu Tulang Kapsul

Kopja Sabuk Kuning,Banyumas

Phenylbutazone

 

4.

Lion Gold APA Kapsul

Kopja Sabuk Kunung.Banyumas

Sildenafil citrate

 

5.

Asam Urat & Flu Tulang Samlin Serbuk

Kopja Sabuk Kunung.Banyumas

Allopurinol

 

6.

Neo Tasama Kapsul

Kopja Sabuk Kunung.Banyumas

Sildenafil citrate

 

7.

Masuk Angin Flu- Sakit Gigi Serbuk

Mahkota Dewa Ferbindo CV, Jakarta

Paracetamol

 

8.

Gemuk Badan Mahkota Dewa Serbuk

Mahkota Dewa Ferbindo CV, Jakarta

Paracetamol

 

9.

Asam Urat Flu Tulang Serbuk  

Mahkota Dewa Ferbindo CV, Jakarta

Paracetamol & Phenylbutazone

 

10.

Pegal Linu Encok Rematik Serbuk

Mahkota Dewa Ferbindo CV, Jakarta

Paracetamol

 

11.

Bunga Sari Serbuk

Bunga Sari PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol

 

12.

Gemuk Sehat Serbuk

Bunga Sari PJ, Cilacap

Phenylbutazone & Dexamethasone

 

13.

Asam Urat Serbuk

Delapan Dewa PJ. Cilacap

Phenylbutazone

 

14.

Armatik Serbuk

Delapan Dewa PJ. Cilacap

Paracetamol & Phenylbutazone

 

15.

Sehat Stamina Serbuk

Dewa Mega Jaya PJ, Banyumas

Paracetamol

 

16.

Slimming untuk Pria dan Wanita Kapsul

Hema Care PT, Indonesia

Sibutramine Hydrochloride

 

17.

Langsing Alami Kapsul

Hema Care PT, Indonesia

Sibutramine

 

18.

Tradisional Jaya Asli Asam Urat Serbuk

Jaya Asli PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol & Phenylbutazone

 

19.

Jaya Asli E-5 Lemah Syahwat Khusus Lelaki Serbuk

Jaya Asli PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol & Phenylbutazone

 

20.

Amargo Jaya Ramuan Madura Serbuk

Mujur Jaya PJ, Cilacap

Chlorpheniramine

 

21.

Amargo Jaya Gemuk Sehat Serbuk

Mujur Jaya PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol & Phenylbutazone

 

22.

Sehat Bugar 151 Serbuk TR. 993200451

Payung Raga 151 PJ,Cilacap

Phenylbutazone

 

23.

Jassenger 151 Serbuk TR. 993203361

Payung Raga PJ,Cilacap

Phenylbutazone

 

24.

Cikung Makasar Super (Pegal Linu, Sakit Gigi) Serbuk

Racikan Makasar, PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol & Phenylbutazone

 

25.

Obat Pegel Linu, Ngilu Tulang Serbuk

Racikan Makasar, PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol

 

26.

Asam Urat Flu Tulang Lebah Liar Serbuk

Sari Pusaka Jaya PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol

 

27.

Asam Urat Sari Pusaka Serbuk

Sari Pusaka Jaya PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol & Phenylbutazone

 

28.

Multiguna No. 2 Asam Urat Serbuk

Segar Alam PJ, Cilacap

Phenylbutazone

 

29.

Pegal Linu Sp Serbuk

Segar Prima PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol

 

30.

Asmur Flu Tulang Serbuk

Serbuk Sari PJ, Cilacap

Methampyrone

 

31.

Sembur Angin Serbuk

Abas Jaya PJ, Cilacap

Methampyrone

 

32.

Urat Madu Kapsul

Air Madu PJ, Malang

Sildenafil Citrate

 

33.

Instant Kuat Khusus Pria Serbuk 

Akar Mukjizat PJ, Kudus

Piroxacam

 

34.

Pegal Linu Akar Mujarab Serbuk

Akar Srongsong Mekar PJ/Akar Mujarab PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol

 

35.

Obat Pegal Linu, Sakit Gigi Tablet

Alam Makasar PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol

 

36.

Cikung Papua Tablet

Alam Papua PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol & Phenylbutazone

 

37.

Berkah Sehat Serbuk

Aneka Papua PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol

 

 38.

 Sing Anyar Ramuan Madura Serbuk

 Anyar Sehat, PJ-Cilacap

 Phenylbutazone

 

39.

Asam Urat Flu Tulang Pengapuran Tablet

Bayu Segara Utama PJ, Jateng

Paracetamol

 

40.

Hot Pens Kapsul

Berkah PJ, Surabaya

Sildenafil Citrate

 

41.

Asam Urat Citra Madura Kapsul

Citra Fajar Sehat PT, Surabaya

Paracetamol

 

42.

Flu Tulang Laba-Laba Serbuk

Dewa Sakti Kalimantan PJ, Banyumas

Paracetamol

 

43.

Asam Urat Flu Tulang Saiful Jaya Serbuk

Dua Putra Bersaudara PJ, Cilacap

Phenylbutazone

 

44.

Pegel Linu Cap Widoro Putih Cairan Obat Dalam

Duta Prima PJ, Banyuwangi

Phenylbutazone

 

45.

Flu Tulang Tablet

Dwi Jaya PJ, Jateng

Paracetamol

 

46.

Raga Sakti Asam Urat Serbuk

Gading Kencana PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol

 

47.

Asam Urat Pegal Linu Gholin Kapsul

Gholin Jaya Indonesia PJ, Cilacap

Phenylbutazone

 

48.

Rema Serbuk

Guci Mas Abadi PJ, Cilacap

Phenylbutazone & Paeacetamol

 

49.

Pegal Linu Guna Sehat Serbuk

Guna Sehat PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol & Phenylbutazone

 

50.

Giat Sehat 2 Serbuk

Jampi Jaya PJ, Cilacap

Methampyrone

 

51.

Jasa Temu 7 Serbuk

Jasa Agung PJ, Cilacap

Theophylline

 

52.

Ramuan Sehat Jawa Tiongkok Serbuk

Jati Sukses Indonesia PT, Jakarta

Methampyrone

 

53.

Eksim Cairan Obat Dalam

Jawa Asli Cap Widoro Putih PJ,Banyuwangi

Phenylbutazone

 

54.

Obat Kuat Viagra Serbuk

Jaya Dipa PJ, Cilacap

Phenylbutazone

 

55.

Asam Urat Untuk Pria dan Wanita Serbuk

Jaya Mandiri PJ, Cilacap

Methampyrone & Phenylbutazone

 

56

Extra Fit Serbuk

Kurnia PJ-Jateng

Phenylbutazone

 

57.

Pegal Linu Langgeng Sentosa Serbuk

Langgeng Semangat PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol

 

58.

Flu Tulang Lumbung Sewu Serbuk

Lumbung Jaya PJ, Indonesia

Paracetamol

 

60.

Ramuan Madura Tebu Wulung Serbuk

Mujur Jaya PJ, Solo

Phenylbutazone

 

61.

Asam Urat Untuk Pria dan Wanita Serbuk

Mutia Sehat PJ, Cilacap

Phenylbutazone

 

62.

Raja Kuat Kapsul

Nutrifarm Healthindo, CV-Surabaya

Sildenafil citrate

 

 63.

 Asam urat Flu Tulang 9 Dewa Serbuk

 Unta Mas PJ, Cilacap

 Paracetamol

 

64.

Asam Urat Cap Unta Serbuk

Unta Mas PJ, Cilacap

Phenylbutazone

 

65.

Pa Pat Kwa Serbuk

Sinar Patkwa PJ, Jateng

Paracetamol & Phenylbutazone

 

66.

Ramuan Tradusional Jawa Tiongkok Rheumatik Asam Urat Cap Kembang Dewa Ndaru Serbuk

Pratama Sehat Perkasa PJ, Jakarta

Paracetamol & Phenylbutazone

 

67.

Primadona Pegal Linu Serbuk

Primadona PJ, Cilacap

Phenylbutazone

 

68.

Prono Jiwo Cairan Obat Dalam

Prono Jiwo CV, Banyuwangi

Phenylbutazone

 

69.

Neo Pusaka Mujarab Serbuk

Pusaka Mujarab PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol & Phenylbutazone

 

70.

Ramuan Tiongkok (Asam Urat, Flu Tulang, Rematik, Sakit Gigi) Serbuk

Ramuan Tiongkok PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol

 

71.

Serba Prima Pegal Linu Serbuk

Rimba Laut PJ

Methampyrone

 

72.

Sari Mengkudu Asam Urat Serbuk

Sari mengkudu, Jateng

Methampyrone

 

73.

Pegal Linu Sari Walet Serbuk

Sari Walet PJ

Methampyrone

 

74.

Pegal Linu Serbuk Tr. 993299781

Sehat Perkasa PJ, Cilacap

Methampyrone

 

75.

Asam Urat Flu Tulang Cap Kijang Kencana Serbuk

Sehat Segar Supra PJ, Cilacap

Methampyrone

 

76.

Pegal Linu Serbuk TR. 993299431

Serbuk Berkhasiat PJ, Cilacap

Phenylbutazone

 

77.

Manjur Gemuk Sehat Serbuk

Serbuk Manjur PJ, Cilacap

Phenylbutazone

 

78.

Antik Kaplet

Serbuk Manjur Jaya PJ, Cilacap

Phenylbutazone

 

79.

Buah Mujarab Kapsul

SM Jaya PJ, Cilacap

Paracetamol & Phenylbutazone

 

80.

Astirex Kapsul

Sinar Makmur PJ

Sildenafil citrate

 

81.

Obat Kuat dan Tahan Lama Khusus untuk Pria Dewasa Tablet

Singa Laut, PJ

Sildenafil citrate

 

82.

Tradisional Subur Sehat Asam Urat, Flu Tulang, Pegal Linu Paling Lama Serbuk

Subur Sehat PJ, Cilacap

Phenylbutazone

 

83.

Campur Sari Serbuk 

Sugi Aladin PJ

Theophylline

 

84.

Asam Urat Urcid Kapsul

Surya Sehat PJ, Cilacap

Phenylbutazone &Methampyrone

 

85.

Asrat Walisongo Serbuk

Walisongo PJ, Cilacap

MethampyronePhenylbutazone

 

86.

Kesehatan/penyembuhan Ronda Mas jenis A Serbuk

Wijaya Makmur Abadi CV, Jakarta

Methampyrone

 

87.

Antanan Kapsul

Tiara Cipta Usaha PJ

Paracetamol, Phenylbutazone &

Dexamethasone

 

88.

Sepas (Asma/Batuk) Beijing Brand Serbuk

Langgeng Jaya PT, Surabaya

Methampyrone

 

89.

Pusaka Pil gatal Tablet

Bintang duaa PJ, Cilacap

Chlorpheniramine

 

90.

Santi Bovine Penis Erecting Capsule

Santi Medical and Health Products Company in Anhui Province, China

Sildenafil

 

Sildenafil Citrate is a drug used in the treatment of impotency that can be harmful. The drug can interact with other medicines resulting in serious adverse effects such as lowering of blood pressure, if used together with some anti-hypertensive drugs.  It may also cause adverse affects such as headache, dizziness, dyspepsia, nausea, visual disturbance, myocardial infarction, palpitations and death.

Sibutramine is a slimming agent and long-term consumption may lead to high blood pressure, heart palpitation and insomnia.  This substance cannot be used in individuals with a history of cerebrovascular disease or cardiovascular disorders such as cardiac arrythmias, heart failure, peripheral arterial occlusive disease, coronary artery disease; it is also to be avoided by individuals with severe hepatic or renal impairment. 

Adverse effects that may be caused by Methampyrone may include tinnitus, neuropathy, agranulocytosis, aplastic anaemia, kidney function disturbance, shock and death.

Consumption of phenylbutazone may lead to nausea, vomiting, skin rashes, oedema due to fluid and electrolyte retention, hearing disturbance, shortness of breath and swelling of face or lower legsMore serious reactions include gastric irritation with ulceration and gastrointestinal bleeding, hepatitis, nephritis, kidney failure, leucopenia, aplastic anaemia and agranulocytosis.

Consumption of Piroxicam may lead to nausea, diarrhoea, peptic ulceration and severe gastrointestinal bleeding, hypersensitivity reactions (including rashes and bronchospasm), blood disorders, renal failure and liver damage.  

Theophylline ingestion can cause gastro-intestinal irritation, palpitations, tachycardia arrythmias and convulsions.

Long term consumption of Dexamethasone may lead to serious adverse effects such as moon face, retention of fluid and electrolyte, gastric bleeding, hyperglycaemia, glaucoma, osteoporosis, increased susceptibility to infection, and muscle weakness (myopathy).

Adverse effects related to Allopurinol include rashes, disturbance to kidney function and blood disorders such as thrombocytopaenia, agranulocytosis and aplastic anaemia.

Ingestion of Chlorpheniramine may lead to drowsiness, rashes, lowering of blood pressure, incoordination, difficulty in swallowing, tinnitus, blurred vision, palpitations, arrythmias, tremor, convulsions, blood disorders and liver dysfunction. 

Paracetamol can cause rashes, lowered blood pressure and blood disorders.  In overdosage it may lead to kidney and liver damage. 

These substances are prescription only drugs that should be taken only when prescribed by a medical doctor except for paracetamol. 

All the affected products contain substances which are controlled under the Poisons Act (Chapter 114) and it is an offence to import, sell or offer for sale any product containing a poison without a licence issued by the Ministry of Health.

The Ministry would like to remind the public that it is an offence under Poison Act 1956 to sell any product containing any substance controlled under the Poisons Act and the penalty for such an offence, upon conviction is a fine of B$8000.00 or imprisonment of 6 months.

Members of the public who have the affected products are advised to destroy or surrender them to the Pharmacy Enforcement Section, Block 2G, 8th Floor, BSB Health Centre in Jalan Ong Sum Ping, Bandar Seri Begawan. For further information on this matter, please call the Pharmacy Enforcement Section at 2230036.

 

 Date: 2 Zulhijjah 1427 / 23 December 2006

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