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Condition Improves after Antidote Fomepizole Is Used

The use of fomepizole as an antidote indicates an improvement in renal function in acute kidney injury patients. This drug also made new acute kidney injury cases and deaths decreased significantly.

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PRADIPTA PANDU MUSTIKA
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Poster notification regarding the temporary cessation of the sale of syrup drugs at the Wisnu pharmacy, Ciledug, Tangerang City, Banten, Sunday (23/10/2022). The cessation of the sale of the syrup drug product follows an appeal from the Ministry of Health regarding the outbreak of atypical progressive acute kidney injury in children.
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Poster notification regarding the temporary cessation of the sale of syrup drugs at the Wisnu pharmacy, Ciledug, Tangerang City, Banten, Sunday (23/10/2022). The cessation of the sale of the syrup drug product follows an appeal from the Ministry of Health regarding the outbreak of atypical progressive acute kidney injury in children.

JAKARTA, KOMPAS โ€” As of 1 Nov., 2022, there were 325 cases of acute kidney injury with 178 deaths. Thanks to the administration of the antidote fomepizole, there have been improvements in the patientsโ€™ kidney function.

This was disclosed by Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin in a working meeting with Commission IX of the House of Representatives at the House complex in Senayan, Jakarta, on Wednesday (2/11/2022). A hearing was also held with the head of the Food and Drug Supervisory Agency (BPOM), the Indonesian Pediatric Association (IDAI), the Indonesian Pharmaceutical Company Association and the International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group (IPMG).

Editor:
SYAHNAN RANGKUTI
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