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Why SA continues selling ‘most abused over-the-counter drug’

Why SA continues selling 'most abused over-the-counter drug'

The Medicines Control Council tells Health24 that it is tackling the abuse of codeine, which is used in Broncleer cough syrup, but it can't pull it from the market.

Codeine, which is used in Broncleer cough syrup and said to be the most abused over-the-counter drug in South Africa, can't be withdrawn from the market, according to the Medicines Control Council (MCC).

Read: The most abused over-the-counter drug in SA

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