Posts In: Pharmaceuticals

NPPA extends the period of ceiling prices of Orthopaedic knee implants till 15th August, 2019

August 17, 2018 EHS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

In a recent notification dated 16th August, 2018, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (“NPPA”) has extended the timeline of ceiling price fixed for orthopaedic knee...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare invites comments on its plan to re-classify ‘Oxytocin as a Schedule H1 category Drug’ till 17th August, 2018

August 13, 2018 EHS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (“Ministry”) proposes to omit oxytocin from the category of Schedule H drugs (Drugs which can be sold only...

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CDSCO will stop accepting physical application for Registration and Re-registration of ethics committee from 1st September, 2018

August 13, 2018 EHS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (“CDSCO”) has notified that physical application for registration and re-registration of Ethics Committee will not be accepted from 1st...

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Cabinet gives a nod to DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018

The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill 2018 (“Bill”) has been approved by the Cabinet. The Bill makes it mandatory for DNA laboratories to...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare imposes ban on manufacturing of Oxytocin by private manufacturers effective 1.07.2018

July 11, 2018 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

In a Press Release dated 27th June, 2018, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has made the following announcements effective 1st July, 2018: Only public sector will...

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Government invites stakeholder views on its recently rolled out Consultation Paper on rationalizing Trade Margins in Medical Devices

The National Institution for Transforming India (“NITI”), Government of India has released a Consultation Paper on 8th June, 2018 inviting stakeholder views on rationalizing trade margins...

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Medical Health and Family Welfare Services issues Guidelines for the registration of importers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, dealers of ultrasonography and imaging machines

The Directorate of Medical Health and Family Welfare Services, Jaipur (“Directorate”) has, by a notification dated 20th March, 2018, issued Guidelines for the registration of...

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Retail pharmacies must stock generic drugs in separate shelf/rack, says CDSCO

June 29, 2018 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

With a view to promote the availability of generic medicines, Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (“CDSCO”) has instructed Drug Controllers of States and Union Territories...

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CDSCO partially revises the timings for hearing against banning of 349 fixed dose combinations

CDSCO partially revises the timings for hearing against banning of 349 fixed dose combinations

June 13, 2018 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (“CDSCO”) has partially revised the timings for hearing to be given to the petitioners or appellants who have appealed...

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CDSCO takes steps to prevent illegal manufacturing, sale and distribution of Oxytocin

CDSCO takes steps to prevent illegal manufacturing, sale and distribution of Oxytocin

An Office Memorandum dated 21st May, 2018, has been issued by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (“CDSCO”) on special operations to prevent and detect illegal...

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