Saturday, 18 June 2011

Well liked painkiller banning now in India

Popular painkiller drug dextropropoxyphene is banned now under scanner in India including the UK and US. Dextropropoxyphene is availed in all the rage brands like Proxyvon (Wockhart), Corbutyl (Sanofi), Parvon (Jagson Pal), Dexovon (USV) and Sudhinol (Ranbaxy).

Doctors say dextropropoxyphene is popular in India and is prescribed in cases of severe pain. 

A meeting is called by Drug Controller General of India to review the safety of the drug on June 20.


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