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BANNED DRUGS IN INDIA: A STUDY AND REVIEW ON BANNED DRUGS IN INDIA
*Ayanava Hazra, Ashrubindu Bhunia and Dr. Beduin Mahanti
It may not be possible to have a disease-free world but we can aspire for solutions to relieve misery and make patient’s life. The main aim is to ensure good quality of life of human beings. This can only be achieved with quality drugs with maximum therapeutic benefit and minimum side effects, available to all at affordable cost. A patient relies on his physician and prescriber for his treatment. Thus, it is the duty of the physician to meet the patient’s requirements to their satisfaction. A drug is usually prescribed to a patient for its positive effect but may give rise to several adverse effects. Some of the common ones that are easily available and used frequently without doctor’s prescription e.g phenyl propanolamine, analgen, cisapride and nimesulide among several others which are being sold as OTC (Over The Counter Drug) product in India as there is no regulatory guidelines for list of OTC product are not available till now. Coxibs were the widely prescribed drugs until the recent setback with rofecoxib, valdicoxib which was withdrawn from the market by the innovator due to increased risk of heart attacks and strokes observed with its long-term use. It is required to grasp an idea about the medicine which were banned from time to time under what circumstances.[Full Text Article]