Health Alert: Cough Syrups with codeine banned among 350 drugs

Health Alert: Cough Syrups with codeine banned among 350 drugs

New Delhi: In moves significantly which ensures efficacy and safety of medicines, Health Ministry had have banned nearly 350 (FDC) fixed-dose combination drugs which are available widely in markets till date. Such medicine includes FDC’s on basis of codeines. These are well-known cough syrups such as Corex and Phensedyl. Government have decided prohibiting sales and manufacturing of such medicines since they had been found being “irrational” with no usage and efficacy therapeutically. In fewer cases also there had been concerns regarding misuses of these medicines. They were regarded unsafe for…

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