-sub-standard drugs are sold in India
-quality is maintained only to those drugs that are to be exported in Western countries
-Reports from CAG (Comptroller & Auditor General) shows that alarmingly high rate of sub-standard drugs are being used in public-funded programmes
-PSC (Parliamentary Standing Committee) reports have found that European countries were selling medicines in India that are not approved in their own country & in developed countries
-Dr. Ranjit Roy Chaudhary committe had recommended making mandatory basic quality testing like bioequivalence for all generic drugs.
(DCC: The Drug Consultative Committee rejected the recommendation citing lack of infrastructure in India)
-Drug manufacturing companies could be prosecuted for flooding in of the substandard drugss only by govt. of the respective state (where the erring drug manufacturer is located)
(Remedy : licensing should be made centralised)
》Harmful effects of sub-standard drugs
-growing antibiotic resistance
-failure to cure disease
-making poor more poorer
With Great Love,
Er. Amit Yadav
Life is easy..!