35 containers of tramadol seized at ports – NAFDAC//

No fewer than 35 containers of tramadol have been seized at various ports in the country, the Director General, National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Ms Moji Adeyeye has said.

Adeyeye disclosed yesterday in Abuja that nine out of the seized containers of tramadol were released to NAFDAC by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, and had been destroyed by the agency.

The NAFDAC boss stated that tramadol was a restricted drug but had been abused by Nigerian youths who use it without prescription.

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