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No online sale of medicines till norms in place, says Delhi HC

The pharmacies urged the court to remove the prohibition on online sale of drugs, saying they held licences and no medicines were sold illegally.

If Delhi can reduce cost of medicines, why not Mumbai, asks AAP minister

In Mumbai, AAP has started a Mohalla clinic in Kurla on a pilot basis. Every day, 30 to 40 patients are treated at the clinic by specialists.


Rajasthan drug regulator: Brands of 4 firms substandard

Companies say samples tested are ‘counterfeit’ or ‘spurious’

Costly medicines may worsen perceived side effects: Study

The study, published in the journal Science, noted that participants given the more expensive-looking cream reported more pain than those given the cheaper-looking cream.

Bombay High Court asks Centre, Maharashtra to list steps taken to regulate online sale of medicines

As per the plea, the provisions of Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940, and Drugs and Cosmetics Rules 1945, prohibit online sale of medicines that mandatorily require a doctor's prescription.

Delhi govt says more medicines now available

Government officials also said that there have been no instances of expired medicines being sold


Punjab vets allege purchase of substandard medicines, equipment

The Punjab State Veterinary Officers Association has alleged that sub standard medicines and equipment were being purchased in the state.

Simply Put: Why you can no longer buy some popular medicines

Health experts have pointed to their many side-effects — some of them fatal — and the lack of therapeutic justification for their sale.

Last machine standing

We must draw up living wills on what should be done when there is an end-of-life event.

Centre extends price caps to 52 more medicines

It may be recalled that NPPA’s move to extend price control to non-NLEM drugs was prevented in September by the government.

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No medicines will be 'out of stock 'from next month: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that, no medicine in Delhi Government hospitals will be out of stock from February 1, 2016. He further said that the medicines available in the government hospitals are genuine.