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Ghana Bans Codeine Syrups, Restricts Tramadol Access   
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Ghana's Ministry of Health has banned the manufacture, distribution and sale of cough syrups containing codeine and has restricted access to Tramadol.

A public notice by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) noted that all approved dosage forms and strengths of codeine drugs registered by the FDA shall be reclassified as "Controlled Drugs" and "Prescription Only Medicines" and subsequently dispensed only upon proof of a valid prescription. 


Source: Graphic.com

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