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The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has flagged 48 commonly used medicines
.......as they failed the latest drug safety alert issued by the drug regulator in March.
In its monthly list, released on its website, the drug regulator has highlighted the medicines failing the quality parameters in the month of March
........out of the total 1,497 samples. According to the list, 1449 samples were declared as of Standard Quality.
These flagged medicines include anti-diabetic, antibiotics, calcium and cardiac drugs.
The list also includes some of the popular drugs like epilepsy drug Gabapentin, hypertension drug Telmisartan,
......anti-diabetes drug combination Glimepiride and Metformin and HIV drug Ritonavir.
The alert list also includes iron and folic acid tablets, probiotics and several multivitamin pills.
Very shockingly, the list also includes Vitamin C, Vitamin B12, Folic Acid and Niacinamide injections.
Moreover, the list also involves other common medicines like Amoxycillin, Calcium & Vitamin D3 Tablets, Telmisartan Tablets, and Albendazole Tablets.