Criminals disrupt Australian Valium supply

Criminals have disrupted Australia’s Valium supply by removing the drug from 50-tablet packs and replacing it with unrelated medicines.

This has sparked an urgent recall of 5mg Valium in 50-tablet blister packs.

Batches of the medicines used as replacements have also been recalled. 

Valium is a Roche product and the others are Apotex products.

A Roche spokesperson said the company was confident the tampering occurred after the Valium left the Roche warehouse in Australia.

“Roche is working closely