• Pharma
  • May 31, 2024
Pharmaceutical companies prepare to comply with ethical marketing code

Pharmaceutical (pharma) bodies have welcomed the government’s move to request chief executive officers (CEOs) of all pharma companies submit, by June 30, an undertaking citing compliance with the newly notified…

  • Pharma
  • January 1, 2024
Gujarat on a high: 93K kg of drugs seized in 5 yrs, no. of addicts 19L

AHMEDABAD:  Drug incidents have been rising in Gujarat over the recent years. Government data reveals that, in the past five years, authorities in Gujarat have confiscated 93,691 kg of drugs,…

  • Pharma
  • October 30, 2023
Mumbai: Pharmacist, Delivery Man Arrested For Online Sale Of Codeine-Based Cough Syrup In Govandi

A pharmacist and a delivery man have been arrested by the Shivaji Nagar police in Govandi who were allegedly peddling codeine-based cough syrup, a narcotic drug, online. According to the…

  • Pharma
  • October 27, 2023
2 Indian Nationals Charged With Conspiracy To Distribute Drugs In US

Washington: Two Indian nationals have been charged with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl and launder drug proceeds, federal prosecutors have said. In the case, a New Jersey man has also pleaded guilty…

  • Pharma
  • September 7, 2023
Narcotics cell, FDA team up to trace anti-depressant manufacturers

Navi Mumbai : In order to trace the manufacturing of Tramadol Hydrochloride tablets that were seized from the Nigerians, the Narcotics cell has sought help from the Food and Drug…

  • Pharma
  • August 18, 2023
Tiruchy police arrest two men for selling drugs; seize 300 sedative pills

TIRUCHY: Tiruchy police arrested two persons who had reportedly been selling sedative pills in the city on Thursday and seized 300 pills and syringes from them. On a tip off that…

  • Pharma
  • August 2, 2023
Packages of top drug brands to have QR codes from today

India’s top 300 brands of drugs including widely-used analgesics, pain relievers, anti-platelet, vitamin supplements, blood-sugar lowering medicines and contraceptive tablets will have to put QR codes on their packages from August 1. The move…

  • Pharma
  • July 26, 2023
India produces over 60,000 generic drugs, highlights MoS Bhagwant Khuba

India‘s pharmaceuticals industry is the third largest by volume and the 13th largest by value in the world producing more than 60,000 generic drugs across 60 therapeutic categories, stated Minister of State (MoS) for…

  • News
  • June 26, 2022
VIB raids Drugs Inspector, Jitendra Kumar’s residence, outpouring huge cash seized

Patna: The Bihar vigilance investigation bureau (VIB) raided four locations in Patna belonging to one drug inspector, Jitendra Kumar including his office and residence. Bureau team recovered over ₹3 crore cash,…

  • Pharma
  • September 4, 2019
China pressures pharmaceutical companies by buying drugs in bulk

China has expanded a pilot drug bulk-buying programme to almost the entire country in an attempt to negotiate lower prices from drug manufacturers, heaping fresh pressure on multinational pharmaceutical companies…