Scarce stock of flu meds reported in some Tagbilaran drug stores
TAGBILARAN CITY — A pharmacy in this city announced that certain brands of flu and cold medications were out of stock.
Vicky Ayeng, 61, wanted to buy paracetamol at Botika ng Bayan but she was told that they ran out of stock.
There were no supplies of Biogesic, Neozep, Bioflu, Decolgen, and Saridon.
Ayeng said she has dry cough and colds for a couple of days.
A staff member of a drugstore said they have had no supply of basic medications since last week.
“A lot of people come to buy paracetamol,” a staff member who asked not to be named said.
Even Fluimucil 600mg Tablet, a prescription medicine used in the treatment of respiratory disease with excessive mucus, is also not available.
At other pharmacies, stock of paracetamols and other drugs for flu-like symptoms was also scarce.