DRUGS BANNED FOR MARKETING IN INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
(Department of Health)
New Delhi, the 13th August, 2001
*G.S.R. 603 (E).– Whereas the Central Government is satisfied that the use of the fixed dose combination of Metoclopramide with other drugs except fixed dose combination of Metoclopramide with Aspirin/ Paracetamol contains ingredients in such quantity for which there is no therapeutic justification and it is necessary and expedient to prohibit the Manufacture, sale or distribution of the said fixed dose combination in public interest.
Now, Therefore in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 26 A of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 (23 of 1940), the Central Government hereby makes the following further amendment in the Notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare No. GSR 578 (E) dated 23rd July, 1983, namely: -
In the table appended to the said Notification, for serial No.38 and the entries relating thereto, the following serial No. and the entry shall be substituted, namely: -,
“38 Fixed dose combination of Metoclopramide with other drugs except combination of Metoclopramide with Aspirin/
Paracetamol with effect from 1st September, 2002.”
Deepak Gupta, Jt. Secy.
Foot Note - The Principal Notification was published in the Gazette of India vide GSR No. 578 (E) dated 23.7.1983 and last amended vide GSR 169 (E) dated 12.3.2001