Wednesday, May 9, 2012

More Information on Ban in India on Cisapride, Phenylpropanolamine and Nimesulide

The ban in India on cisapride, phenylpropanolamine and nimesulide started in January 2011 and was finalized in October 2011.  The ban on cisapride was for HUMAN use and does not mention animals. Here are the links to the official Indian documents: 

To view the list of drugs banned by India click here and scroll down to find cisapride at number 63.

To view the National communication of ban (effective date of ban) click here.

Those in the veterinary world are still very hopeful that the Indian government will consider allowing production for animal use. 

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