The Ministry of Health also wishes to inform the public that not all Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers medicines are affected and being recalled. In cases where patients do have the brands being recalled in Singapore and Malaysia, they are advised not to stop their treatment and to consult with their doctor soonest possible. Patients can obtain further advice from their doctor or pharmacist.
The Ministry of Health has been continuously monitoring the global Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers medicines situation closely. The safety of the public is of the highest concern for the Ministry of Health. Urgent and continuous safety and quality review of all these products are undertaken to ensure that the medicines in the local market is of quality, safe and efficacious for use by the public. For more information on registered or banned pharmaceutical products in the country, public can visit the Ministry of Health website at
Source: Radio Television Brunei