(Srilankamirror) The Govt. has decided to ban all syrups marketed under the name ‘Corex’.
Widely and wildly taken by youth as an intoxicant, within the last two weeks, as many six have died of overdosing themselves.
At the the moment, one such victim is in intensive care in the Colombo Hospital after excessive consumption of Corex, according to the ministry of Health.
The ministry also warns that certain pharmacies are selling this drug without the mandatory prescription.
Consequent to self- administering of the drug and overdoses of the drug, as an intoxicant, there is an imminent danger of death, according to the ministry of health.