Fixed-dose combination

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: The Print Context: India’s Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has given conditional approval for the continued manufacture and sale of five fixed-dose combination (FDC) medicines. The FDC drugs in question are part of the 344 drug combinations banned by the government in 2016.  

Govt bans 14 fixed-dose combination drugs

Facts For Prelims:  Source: Firstpost   Context: The government has banned 14 fixed-dose combination drugs citing there is “no therapeutic justification” for these medicines and that they may involve “risk” to people. The decision was taken on the basis of the recommendations of an expert committee and the Drugs Technical Advisory Board. Prohibit the manufacture, …