In a weird case, a lady in Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills district has alleged that she discovered nails inside antibiotic tablets prescribed by docs at Pomlum Major Healthcare Middle (PHC) for her 12-year-old daughter, prompting the authorities to launch a probe into the matter, officers mentioned on Monday.
The incident had taken place on Saturday when the mom found two nails inside two of the ten amoxicillin tablets prescribed by docs on the PHC, they mentioned.
The mom, who didn’t disclose her identify, advised a neighborhood information channel in Shillong that two nails have been discovered inside a strip containing 10 tablets the well being centre had given to her daughter.
She had lodged a grievance with the PHC officers urging the authorities to take motion towards anybody concerned in such grave misconduct.
Well being Minister Ampareen Lyngdoh constituted a medical group headed by senior specialists and an inspector of medication from the division which rushed to the PHC for verification and investigation.
“Upon arrival, it was discovered that the nail that was supposedly contained in the capsule was really greater than the capsule itself,” Mr Lyngdoh advised information company PTI.
She mentioned this in itself raises doubts concerning the genuineness of the grievance.
In keeping with the minister, the capsules in different services have been additionally checked if there was any comparable grievance however there was none.
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