Medicinal Combinations That Are Banned Across The World But Used In India


Banned in India

    According to Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), the government banned the combination of 14 drugs that can pose threat to health of a person.

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Nimesulide + Paracetamol

    The painkiller is commonly prescribed for toothache, earache and headache. It is used for short-term pain can be discontinued if no pain.

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Amoxicillin + Bromhexine

    The combination is often used to treat the respiratory infections. But it can cause allergic reaction and is harmful in patients with known allergy to penicillins.

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Chlopheniramine Maleate + Phenylephrine Hydrochloride + Caffeine

    The medication is primarily used to treat cough problems, mainly dry cough or in case of no mucus.

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Ambroxol Hydrochloride + Guaiphenesin + Levosalbutamol + Menthol

    This class of medicine is used to treat dry cough associated with mucus. Sleepiness, dizziness, lightheadedness, headache, dryness in mouth, nausea, vomiting, constipation are some problems that one may face.

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Pholcodine + Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide + Chlorpheniramine Maleate

    This combination of medicine is often used to treat cold, cough, sneezing, and runny nose. Dryness in mouth, Insomania, respiratory disorders are some of the common side effects of this medicine.

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Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide + Doxylamine Succinate + Guaifenesin

    It is used to treat common cold and allergies. Drowsiness, dizziness and Insomania are some of the problems that a person may observe.

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Note

    Do remember, to consult doctor a doctor before consuming any medications.

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