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Why you can’t buy medicines online – at least for now

Court rulings have halted the e-pharmacy market in India – at least until January. Online sales of medicines are now subject to a blanket ban until clearer regulations are set forth by the Centre, the Madras High Court ordered Monday, December 17th. The Centre has time only until January 31st to issue these guidelines. The […]

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Delhi officials crack down on Oxytocin

The Centre’s controversial ban on Oxytocin may have been stayed until October, but authorities in Delhi are already cracking down on illegal sales of the drug. Authorities in the national capital have seized samples of Oxytocin from some vendors. This came after “a joint surprise check” was carried out by officers of the Central Drug

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Ban on Oxytocin postponed – again

The Centre’s ban on hormone drug Oxytocin was supposed to come into force today, but has been stayed till October by the Delhi High Court (DHC). The news will surely come as a relief to activists, doctors and drugmakers opposing the Centre’s decision to tighten restrictions on the drug’s production and sale in India. Many

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Centre lifts ban on sales of life-saving drug Oxytocin

The Centre has revoked its decision to ban retail sale of Oxytocin, a life saving drug for pregnant women in India after petitioners moved court. But tight restrictions remain in place. Oxytocin is a hormone drug used in the treatment of postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), the predominant cause of maternal mortality in India. Its misuse in

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Oxytocin ban: High court seeks answers from the Centre

Will the government take a u-turn on its decision to revoke ban on hormone drug oxytocin or will the private companies be allowed to produce the life saving drug? The Delhi High Court is seeking answers from the Centre over legal challenges filed against its controversial ban on the hormone drug oxytocin. The Centre seems

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Genetic diseases: Court rules against insurance companies

People with genetic conditions have routinely been excluded from health insurance policies in India. With the law now falling on their side, at least in Delhi, could the situation of those suffering with genetic diseases improve? The Delhi High Court has ruled that a currently used clause that allowed insurance companies to deny an individual

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