There are several Drugs that for different reasons have been banned for marketing, distribution and manufacturing in India; Side effects, eports of diseases, uneficacy between others, have lead to the removal of some drugs from the market. The latest drugs banned from the Indian market are:
Antidiarrhoeal formulations containing Kaolin or Pectin or Attapulgite or Activated Charcoal.
Antidiarrhoeal formulations containing Phthalyl Sulphathiazole or Sulphaguanidine or Succinyl Sulphathiazole.
Antidiarrhoeal formulations containing Neomycin or Streptomycin or Dihydrostreptomycin including their respective salts or esters.
Belladona including their salts or esters or metabolites Hyoscyamine or their extracts or their alkaloids.
Combination of anabolic Steroids with other drugs.
Chloral Hydrate as a drug.
Demeclocycline Liquid Oral preparations.
Dovers Powder I.P.
Dover’s Powder Tablets I.P.
Fenfluramine and Dexfenfluramine.
Liquid Oral antidiarrhoeals or any other dosage form for pediatric use containing Diphenoxylate Lorloperamide or Atropine or
Liquid Oral antidiarrhoeals or any other dosage form for pediatric use containing halogenated hydroxyquinolines.
Mepacrine Hydrochloride (Quinacrine and its salts) in any dosage form for use for female sterilization or contraception.
Methapyrilene, its salts.
Oxytetracycline Liquid Oral preparations
Penicillin skin/eye Ointment.
Sibutramine and R-Sibutramine
Tetracycline Liquid Oral preparations.