Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are a matter of great concern in drug research. This study focuses on drugs which have been banned or withdrawn, due to serious problem of adverse reactions. Our attempt is to develop insights through plotting of data on cumulative counts of ADR reports. These data have been sourced from www.vigiaccess.org. Our expectation is that once a drug is banned/withdrawn, its count of ADR reports should fall precipitously and remain there. Instead a variety of shapes is encountered.

Reason behind a broad spectrum of antibiotics becoming ineffective, finds govt.-commissioned study

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Kasala Malla Reddy and Others VS State of Andhra Pradesh & Others dated 24/10/2017 regarding pollution caused by the industrial units especially the pharmaceutical industries in Patancheru and Bollaram, Medak District of Telangana.

The Highlights of the Judgement are the following: 

Order of the Madras High Court in the matter of Laborate Pharmaceutical India Vs Union Of India dated 24/10/2017 regarding use of drug Diclofenac for human use. Madras High Court dismisses the plea of the drug industry about the importance of multi dose packs of diclofenac for treatment of human beings and clearly stated that vultures are universally accepted as Natural Sanitary Workers, absolutely essential for environmental and ecological balance. Therefore, preservation of vulture population is non-negotiable and decline of vulture population needs to be arrested.

Chennai: A bitter battle between age-old rivals is brewing on social media. The contestants: Sceptical allopaths and combative Siddha practitioners. The referee: A defensive state government.

HYDERABAD: The Environment Protection and Training Research Institute (EPTRI) took on the CSIR Scientists Service Forum accusing it of being `antidevelopment' in its stance on the Hyderabad Pharma

The United States is pressing India not to extend price caps on medical devices and wants New Delhi to allow firms to withdraw products from the market if they do not wish to sell at government det

This global report maps 39 dimensions of country risk that are material to the private sector, using globally comparable datasets produced by international institutions.

This massive industrial park is expected to create jobs for 1.5 million people once fully developed

After years of constant denial, it appears that in the draft policy, the government is finally ready to accept that there is a problem with the drugs that are manufactured and sold in India.

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