• Pharma
  • June 20, 2024
Punjab: 11-Month-Old Given Expired Vaccine At Amritsar’s Private Hospital

Amritsar: Parents of an 11-month-old child held a protest at a private hospital in Amritsar district on Wednesday after they found that an expired vaccine had been administered to their child.…

  • Pharma
  • June 19, 2024
Expert Panel To Soon Weigh Plan To Use Generics For Prescription Drugs

New Delhi: An expert committee is likely to meet soon to deliberate on a contentious proposal to assess the feasibility of allowing generic substitutions for prescription drugs, said people familiar with…

  • Pharma
  • June 12, 2024
Illegal Ozempic Shipments Are Coming Into US, Says CBP

Washington: Customs and Border Protection (CBP in the US says it is regularly intercepting shipments of counterfeit and otherwise illegal versions of Novo Nordisk’s diabetes therapy Ozempic, as consumers in…

  • Pharma
  • June 7, 2024
CBI To Probe Ex-Assistant Drugs Controller Misconduct: High Court

New Delhi: In a significant development, the High Court of Punjab and Haryana has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to take over the investigation of a case involving…

  • Pharma
  • June 7, 2024
FoPE Raises Concerns Over New Schedule M’s Impact On Cosmetic Manufacturing

New Delhi: The pharmaceutical industry has raised concerns regarding the government’s newly notified schedule M that proposes a blanket ban on manufacture of any other article or product apart from drugs…

DCGI Mandates Adherence To BIS Standards For Medical Devices

New Delhi: The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), Rajeev Raghuvanshi, has mandated that medical device manufacturers and in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) testing laboratories comply with the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)…

  • Pharma
  • May 27, 2024
No Licence Renewal For Blood Centres Sans Hospital

Dehradun: All blood centres operating outside of hospitals in Uttarakhand will no longer be eligible for licence renewal, a circular issued on Saturday by the Uttarakhand Food and Drug Authority (FDA)…

  • Pharma
  • May 25, 2024
Students Will Not Be Able To Take Admission In Pharmacy Institutes With Fake Documents, Strict Monitoring

Jaipur: To provide quality education in pharmacy institutes, the central government has prepared to end the duplicate system. Strict action will be taken against fake students and teachers in newly opened…

  • Pharma
  • May 15, 2024
Solan: DCA Under Lens As Drug Firm Didn’t Disclose Buyer Details

Solan: The working of the Drug Control Administration (DCA), Baddi, has come under the scanner as despite large-scale sale of psychotropic drugs in the last one year, the management of Biogenetic…

  • Pharma
  • May 15, 2024
CDSCO Constitutes Eight-Member Subcommittee To Look Into OTC Classification

New Delhi: The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has constituted a sub-committee to examine matters regarding amendment of the Drugs Rules to incorporate necessary provisions for drugs to be…