Banned Drugs

Make a checklist, see whether this medicine is in your home or
whether it has been recommended by your doctor... Please DO NOT use it

DANGEROUS DRUGS HAVE BEEN GLOBALLY DISCARDED BUT ARE AVAILABLE IN INDIA
.... The most common ones are action 500 & Nimulid. **

PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE:
**Cold** and cough. Reason for ban : stroke**.**
Brand name : **Vicks Action-500**

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

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

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

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

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

NITROFURAZONE:**
Antibacterial cream.**Reason for ban : Cancer**.
Brand name :**Furacin**

PHENOLPHTHALEIN:
Laxative...**Reason for ban : Cancer**.
Brand name :**Agarol**

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

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

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

***PLZ SPREAD THE INFO.... YOU MAY JUST SAVE SOMEONE'S LIFE.*

Prof.Jagdish Bhatia, MPH;Ph.D (UCLA)
Consultant Health Systems Management
Former Professor & Chairman Research & Publications, Indian Institute of
Management Bangalore 10 Bhuvaneshwari Nagar,
C.V.Raman Nagar Post,
Bangalore 560093, India
Telephone/Fax: 91-80-41481932 *

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