Calpol

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Name: Calpol
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Maha FDA inspectors to seize stocks of over priced Calpol suspension from market

After the issue of the stop sale order for overcharging Calpol 60 ml suspension marketed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the Maharashtra FDA has now directed drug inspectors to seize the product from the trade channels across the state. FDA officials maintain ... [Published PharmaBiz - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Still poorly…putting plans on hold

So, I thought I’d seen the back of the dreaded runny brown nappies. Just when I thought I couldn’t cope with it any more, Bertie seemed to make a recovery and we shipped him off to the childminder, allowing me to return to the office and catch up on missed ... [Published Babyworld - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

5 ways to improve your family's health in April

Health writer Linda Gray suggests these helpful tips to keep you and your family healthy and happy this April.1. Work out to music . It adds 19 minutes to the time we spend exercising, according to a recent poll. Music lovers worked out for almost an ... [Published Good Housekeeping UK - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Drugs firm gets bitter pill

BHUBANESWAR: The drugs control administration (DCA) of Odisha has seized stock of Crocin Advance 500 mg tablets marketed by a leading medicine firm for allegedly inflating maximum retail price (MRP) beyond limits permitted by National Pharmaceutical Pricing ... [Published Times of India - Apr 10 2014]
Entities: Crocin, Paracetamol, Drugs
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

State FDA to approach NPPA for overpricing of Calpol

THANE: The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is soon planning to approach the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) to recover the excess amount earned as profit by GlaxoSmithKline at the revised overpriced rate.The Thane unit ... [Published Times of India - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

State FDA finds atorvastatin being sold at higher prices after tweaking prescribed dosage

Some of the pharmaceutical companies are understood to be selling more essential medicines at higher prices after altering the therapeutic dosages just to evade Drug Price Control Order (DPCO) as in the recent case of paracetamol formulations. Atorvastatin, ... [Published PharmaBiz - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 2 reports

FDA stops sale of overpriced'Crocin Advance', Calpol

NAGPUR: Following action at the state-level, the local Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has prohibited the sale of 'Crocin Advance', pain and fever relief tablets and syrup 'Calpol', and told stockists to withdraw stock from the market due to overpricing. ... [Published Times of India - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

After Crocin Advance, Calpol under regulatory lens

After Crocin Advance , it's the turn of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Pharmaceutical's top-selling paracetamol brand Calpol syrup to come under the regulator's scanner for allegedly overcharging consumers. The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) ... [Published Business Standard India - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

Man fined €22k for selling Viagra at discount shop

Anthony Walsh (55) of Woodstown Park, Knocklyon, Dublin 16, pleaded guilty to committing 11 offences contrary to the Irish Medicines Board Act, in relation to products found at his business, Breathnach's Bargains at St Dominic's Shopping Centre in Ta ... [Published Irish Independent - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Maha FDA to approach NPPA for GSK's overpricing of paracetamol brands

Following Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stop sale order of Analgesic brand, Calpol, the state regulator is now planning to approach the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) to recover the excess amount earned as  profit by ... [Published PharmaBiz - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Boy dies from following rare infection diagnosed as a sore throat

Oliver Hiscutt died from bacterial abscess bleed caused by strep infectionCoroner calls for better guidelines for treating streptococcal infectionsOriginally diagnosed with a viral infection and prescribed CalpolOliver, from Wimslow, Cheshire, died days ... [Published Mail Online UK - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Food and Drug Administration imposes ban on overpriced paracetamol syrup

THANE: The Thane unit of Food and Drug Administration (FDA-drugs) has banned selling of Calpol syrup bottles manufactured by a pharmaceutical company as the company allegedly violated the drug price control directive and revised the new price tag much ... [Published Times of India - Mar 22 2014]

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...officials, however, maintain that they have deputed drug inspectors to keep a check on the illegal stocking and sale of the overpriced products. "We have launched a massive crackdown and are in the process of seizing the products" informs a senior FDA official
...80 (15 tablets). "We have sought a clarification from our counterparts in Karnataka how such a discrepancy is being allowed" the drugs controller said
"We had further issued a showcause notice to GSK asking them to explain the overpricing or else their licence would be cancelled. We are awaiting their response" said Sadhwani
Says an FDA official, "Atorvastatin may face a similar kind of action from the state FDA as other overpriced brands of drugs as this drug has been overpriced five to 10 times more than the DPCO price. This kind of overcharging is a subject for investigation. Atorvastatin of 40 mg dosage is generally recommended for senior citizens."

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After Crocin Advance, Calpol under regulatory lens [Published Business Standard India - Mar 28 2014]
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