• Pharma
  • July 1, 2023
DTAB Recommends To Form Sub-Committee To Examine Requirement Of RMP For Sales Of Cough Syrups

New Delhi : The Drugs Technical Advisory Board (DTAB) has recommended formation of a sub-committee to examine aspects including the requirement of Registered Medical Practitioner (RMP) for sale of various cough…

  • Pharma
  • April 12, 2019
Combination drug market declines 56% in March as govt clamps down

With the government clamping down on combination drugs, the latest market data shows that in March the fixed dose combination (FDC) market declined by 56.4 per cent, when the non-FDC…

  • Pharma
  • January 18, 2019
Health Ministry bans 80 more fixed-dose combination drugs

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry has banned 80 more fixed-dose combination (FDC) drugs which include antibiotics, painkillers, medicines used for treating fungal and bacterial infections, hypertension and anxiety, officials…

  • Health
  • August 1, 2018
343 FDCs should continue banned as they expose Patients To health risks

An expert panel team appointed by the government has recommended the continuation of the ban on 343 fixed-dose combination (FDC) drugs. The expert sub-committee of the Drugs Technical Advisory Board…

  • Pharma
  • June 4, 2018
Soon a text message will be enough to spot fake medicines

It’s like impossible for a common man to recognize the medicine is fake or original. But soon that’s impossible work will be changed to possible and without any medical knowledge.…

  • Health
  • April 18, 2018
Over-the-counter sale of 14 steroid creams has been banned by the Health Ministry

The Indian health ministry made amendments to certain rules of the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 and put 14 steroid-based creams and ointments under the Schedule H category. This step…

DTAB turns down govt proposal to empower chemists to supply alternative cheaper drugs with same ingredients

Mumbai : The Drugs Technical Advisory Board (DTAB) of the Union health ministry has turned down a proposal by the ministry to amend Rule 65 of the Drugs & Cosmetics…