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Drug Controller General of India

Eight Chinese pharma firms may be blacklisted over quality issues

The Indian government has issued showcause notices to eight Chinese pharmaceutical companies found to be supplying poor quality raw material to drug manufacturers.

Jan 07, 2018, 14:53 PM IST

1,200 new list of drugs to be banned in India by regulator

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Mar 18, 2016, 10:17 AM IST

Mankind Pharma launches diabetes drug 'Dynaglipt'

Mankind Pharma has launched an anti-diabetic product 'Dynaglipt' targeting the middle class and rural diabetic patients.

Nov 23, 2015, 17:22 PM IST

Delhi HC allows DCGI to process Reliance's package insert of cancer drug

Delhi High Court today told the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) that it can process the application of Reliance Life Sciences for approving the package insert of its breast cancer drug, the launch of which has been put on hold by a single judge of the court.

Nov 19, 2015, 20:46 PM IST

Govt initiates steps to promote clinical research in India

 The government has initiated a series of steps to fast-track approvals for clinical trials in India.

Nov 13, 2015, 12:11 PM IST

Government may bar pharma firms from giving gifts to doctors

Pharma companies may soon be barred from giving any gift, cash or offer hospitality to doctors, as government is considering making it mandatory for them to follow uniform marketing practices code.

Oct 11, 2015, 15:30 PM IST

Make your own choice! Veg or Non-Veg capsule

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Vegetarian or non-vegetarian drug capsules will be now hit the markets soon, if reports are anything to go by. 

Jul 24, 2015, 10:42 AM IST

Now, Botox for controlling incontinence

Better known as the miracle aid to fight wrinkles that come with age, Botox is now used to treat incontinence - a condition in which one loses bladder control, leading to involuntary urination - that affects both women and men.

Jan 21, 2014, 13:13 PM IST

Panel finds irregularities in drugs approval, seeks review

Government panel found irregularities in approval of 38 drugs without clinical trials on Indians saying exemptions "appear to be due to pressure from pharma companies".

Mar 03, 2013, 21:10 PM IST

Drug Controller to finalise compensation for death, injury in clinical trials

Pharmaceutical firms conducting clinical trial of drugs in India will no longer be able to get away with meagre and arbitrary payment of compensation in case of injury or death of subjects of trials.

Feb 03, 2013, 17:57 PM IST

Biocon gets DCGI approval to market anti-psoriasis drug

Biotechnology major Biocon on Tuesday said it has received approval from drug controller DCGI to market its product 'Itolizumab', used in the treatment of psoriasis.

Jan 08, 2013, 14:59 PM IST

Drugging in trains: Railways writes to DCGI

RPF has sought the intervention of the Drug Controller General of India to curb the availability of low cost sedatives at medical stores.

Aug 05, 2012, 10:53 AM IST