Now Total no. of banned FDC Drug is 444
First time FDC Drug Banned in July 23, 1983
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has banned the production and sale of the the five FDC drug which is used for headache, cough, fever, stomach infection, anti-allergic and knee pain due to the side effects.
The ban, which comes into effect immediately.
Fixed-dose combination (FDC) drug is a medicine that contains two or more active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) combined in a single dosage form, which is manufactured and distributed in fixed doses.
The injection of the combination of Ofloxacin + Ornidazole used for stomach infection, fixed dose combinations Nimesulide + Levocetrizine used for fever, cough and fever, the combination of Glucosamine + Ibuprofen, which is used for cough and anti-allergic FDC drug Combation of Gemifloxacin + Ambroxol has banned.
Apart from these, there is also a ban on the medicine made from the combination of Etodolac + Paracetamol used for knee pain.
Fixed Dose Combination medicine first time banned on July 23, 1983 in India. Ministry of health banned total 444 FDC drug in 34 years.