Warning issued about Zheng Tian Wan, a potentially toxic, unlicensed Chinese herbal medicine

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 19/04/2013


Product name or type:
Zheng Tian Wan Tablets

Target Audience:

The IMB has been made aware of a recent warning issued by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), the medicines regulatory authority in the UK.

The MHRA issued the warning after being contacted by a patient, who had been supplied the product by an herbal practitioner. This product is reported to contain an unlicensed herbal medicine called aconite, which should only be prescribed by a licensed medical practitioner.

To date, this product has not been identified as being supplied to Irish customers via the internet or otherwise imported.

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