DCA seizes ayurvedic syrup over false claims

Hyderabad: The Drugs Control Administration (DCA) Telangana conducted raids on shops selling products with misleading advertisements and seized an ayurvedic medicine in Kothur village. The medicine labelled as ‘stone crush syrup’ which is claimed to treat kidney stones was being sold in shops in Kothur of Ranga Reddy district. The raids were conducted on Monday and Tuesday.

“Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisements) Act, 1954 prohibits advertisement of certain drugs for treatment of certain diseases and disorders.The label of the product bears a misleading claim stating that it is indicated for the treatment of kidney stones,” said DCA in a statement.

The ayurvedic medicine ‘stone crush syrup’ is manufactured by Pharma Research Lab in Indore and further action will be taken after investigation, said DCA officials.tnn

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