All stocks of Cloxacillin vaccines banned from use

Wednesday, 02 January 2013 - 19:32


The Ministry of Health states that it has decided to proscribe the use of the Cloxacillin vaccine throughout Sri Lanka, subsequent to an incident in which a shard of glass was discovered within a vaccine vial containing the antibiotic.


Issuing a release in this regard the Ministry of Health stated that the Cosmetics, Devices & Drugs Regulatory Authority of Sri Lanka had been instructed to withdraw existing stocks of the drug from use.