Also read: Ministry Forms Team to Probe Mysterious Acute Kidney Disorder
The Food and Drug Supervisory Agency (BPOM) has temporarily halted the production and distribution of Praxion syrup medicine.
Temporary suspension is carried out until the investigation is complete. BPOM has also carried out voluntary recalls or voluntary drug withdrawals.
The case investigation involves the Health Ministry, Indonesian Pediatrician Association (IDI), Food and Drug Supervisory Agency (BPOM), epidemiologists, Jakarta Regional Health Laboratory, professors, and National Police's Forensic Laboratory Center.
With the addition of these new cases, there are 362 cases of acute kidney failure spread across 27 provinces as of Feb. 5.
Of these, 116 cases were cured and six others are still undergoing treatment at RSCM Jakarta.
(Writer: Ahmad Naufal Dzulfaroh | Editor: Rizal Setyo Nugroho)
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