Prescription drug theft from Transcona home prompts Winnipeg police warning

Winnipeg police are warning the public about some powerful and potentially dangerous heart and blood pressure drugs that were stolen from a Transcona-area home last week.

Police warn against taking medication that is not prescribed by a medical professional

About 30 tablets of amlodipine and 30 tablets of metoprolol were stolen from the home on Feb. 25, according to Winnipeg police. (iStock)

Powerful and potentially dangerous heart and blood pressure drugs were stolen from a Transcona-area home last week, Winnipeg police say in a public warning about the pills.

About 30 tablets of amlodipine and 30 tablets of metoprolol were stolen from the home on Feb. 25.

The theft prompted police to issue an advisory warning people against taking prescription drugs that are not prescribed to them by a qualified medical professional.

Anyone who is offered medication that is not prescribed to them is asked to call police.