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EXCLUSIVE: Killer drug Nolotil still being handed out without prescription on Spain’s Costa Blanca despite ban
The Spanish Medical Agency (AEMES) banned the medication’s sale without a prescription last year.
British expat handed ‘lethal painkiller’ Nolotil after routine operation in southern Spain despite new regulations
Nolotil has been found to cause sepsis and a rapid drop in white blood cells leading to the deaths of several british holidaymakers.
A €500 million lawsuit is launched and there are already 200 claimants, following an Olive Press investigation
The Spanish Medicine Agency has finally issued a directive to ban the drug for British and Irish tourists and regulate it for expats in Spain
The Gibraltar government is now looking into several pharmacies for illegally selling the painkiller
It comes weeks before a health campaigner is set to take her findings to a meeting with Spain’s top medication governing body in Madrid next month
But health campaigner Cristina Garcia del Campo, still needs your help
The Olive Press speaks to relatives of victims and campaigners about their hopes of regulating the controversial drug
EXCLUSIVE: Southern Spain hospitals in British expat hotspot issue warning for ‘lethal’ painkiller Nolotil
After the drug claimed countless lives, a health network on the Costa Blanca has issued a recommendation to its medical staff to avoid prescribing Nolotil to Anglo Saxon and Scandinavian expats
A BRITISH expat has thanked the Olive Press for ‘saving his life’ after he was prescribed the lethal painkiller Nolotil. Trevor Naylor, a 77-year-old retired...
The drug seems to mostly affect people of fair skin, from the likes of the UK and Scandinavia, by poisoning their bone marrow and destroying their white blood cells
British expat had to plan own funeral after killer painkiller prescribed in Malaga hospital destroyed his immune system
Hugh was told by doctors that his condition was ‘very serious’
Doctors had told him there was nothing more they could do
Holiday makers are cautioned about side effects related to the drug metamizole