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Killer pills: Banned but available
Sale of spurious and banned drugs is rampant in India. The pharmaceutical companies and defaulters are playing with the lives of thousands of people who are not aware of the hramful effects of the drugs they sell.
ARE YOU AN international pharmaceutical company, finding a place for your banned drugs to recover from your losses? Don’t worry, we have got the solution — come to India!
 
Well it does not need a Ripley’s Believe it or Not show to make people aware that India has become a hub of banned drugs. You will be shocked to find the list of drugs, which we consume and are actually banned in other countries. These drugs are selling as hot cakes in India. It is ghastly, but true.
 
India has become a dumping ground for banned drugs. The business for production of banned drugs is blooming and because there are more consumers here and all illegalities are duly obeyed. The irony is that very few people know about the banned drugs and consume them unaware, causing a lot of damage to these people. The issue is severe and we must not delay in spreading the warning message to the offenders and innocent people. 
 
As big time business enterprises and small time defaulters, pharmaceuticals have been growing in every direction. There are few provisions for a proper check and control of spurious drugs in Indian markets. Worst than that is the little knowledge and slapdash attitude of the buyers. Even at this time, a large population takes medicine and drugs without prescribing a doctor, which in fact is a very wrong decision and can be dangerous.
 
Drugs that have been globally discarded but are available in Indian markets include:
 
Analgin
It is a painkiller
Reason for ban: Bone marrow depression.
Brand name: Novalgin
 
Cisapride
For acidity, constipation
Reason for ban: Irregular heartbeat
Brand name: Ciza, Syspride
 
Droperidol
Anti-depressant. Reason for ban : Irregular heartbeat.
Brand name: Droperol
 
Furazolidone
Anti-diarrhoeal
Reason for ban: Cancer
Brand name: Furoxone, Lomofen
 
Nimesulide
Painkiller, fever
Reason for ban: Liver failure
Brand name: Nise, Nimulid
 
Nitrofurazone
Anti-bacterial cream
Reason for ban: Cancer
Brand name: Furacin
 
Phenolphthalein
Laxative
Reason for ban: Cancer
Brand name: Agarol
 
Pheylpropanolamine
Cold and cough
Reason for ban: stroke
Brand name: D’cold, Vicks Action - 500
 
Oxyphenbutazone
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Reason for ban: Bone marrow depression
Brand name : Sioril
 
Piperazine
Anti-worms
Reason for ban: Nerve damage
Brand name: Piperazine
 
Quiniodochlor
Anti-diarrhoeal
Reason for ban: Damage to sight
Brand name: Enteroquinol
 
To ensure maximum safety and security, it is advisable to get only drugs prescribed by a medical practioner. Also, ask for the details like the name of the company that manufactures it. Always buy medicines from a recognized drug store.


 
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