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FOR YOUR INFORMATION AND ACTION.............
Dr. Archana Dethe | 19 Jun 2008

India has become a dumping ground for banned drugs; also the business for production of banned drugs is blooming. Please make sure that u buy drugs only if prescribed by a doctor (Also, ask which company manufactures it, this would help to ensure that u g

India has become a dumping ground for banned drugs; also the business for production of banned drugs is blooming. Please make sure that u buy drugs only if prescribed by a doctor (Also, ask which company manufactures it, this would help to ensure that u g

 

"DANGEROUS DRUGS"
 THESE DRUGS HAVE BEEN GLOBALLY DISCARDED BUT ARE
 AVAILABLE  IN INDIA . The most common ones are D cold, action 500 & Nimulid.

ANALGIN:
This is a pain-killer. Reason for ban: Bone marrow depression.
Brand name: Novalgin

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CISAPRIDE:

Acidity, constipation. Reason for ban : irregular heartbeat
 
Brand name : Ciza, Syspride
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DROPERIDOL:

Anti-depressant. Reason for ban : Irregular heartbeat.
Brand name : Droperol
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FURAZOLIDONE:

Antidiarrhoeal. Reason for ban : Cancer.
Brand name : Furoxone, Lomofen

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NIMESULIDE:

Painkiller, fever. Reason for ban : Liver failure.
 
Brand name : Nise, Nimulid
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NITROFURAZONE:

Antibacterial cream. Reason for ban : Cancer.
Brand name : Furacin
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PHENOLPHTHALEIN:

Laxative. Reason for ban : Cancer.
Brand name : Agarol
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PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE:

cold and cough. Reason for ban : stroke.
Brand name : D'cold, Vicks Action-500
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OXYPHENBUTAZONE:

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. Reason for ban : Bone marrow
 depression.
Brand name : Sioril
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PIPERAZINE:

Anti-worms. Reason for ban : Nerve damage.
Brand name : Piperazine
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QUINIODOCHLOR:

Anti-diarrhoeal. Reason for ban : Damage to sight.
Brand name : Enteroquinol