List of Banned Drugs and Medicines Still Sold and Available in India

This email forward is specifically for our Indian readers. It’s regarding drugs and medicines that are banned in USA and elsewhere but are still sold and available in India.

banned drugs in india

India has become a dumping ground for banned drugs; also the business for production of banned drugs is booming. Please make sure that you buy drugs only if prescribed by a doctor. Also, ask which company manufactures it; this would help ensure that you get what is prescribed at the Drug Store. Also make sure to buy medicine only from a reputed drug store.

Not many people know about these banned drugs and consume them causing a lot of damage to their health. We forward many useless jokes and junk mails all the time. This is far more important piece of information. Please make sure you share it with everyone you know.

The following medicines are dangerous. Don’t use them. They have been banned and discarded all over the world but are still available in India. The most common ones are D cold, Action 500 and Nimulid.

1. ANALGIN

Indication: pain-killer.

Reason for ban: Bone marrow depression.

Brand name: Novalgin

2. CISAPRIDE

Indication: Acidity, constipation.

Reason for ban: irregular heartbeat

Brand name: Ciza, Syspride

3. DROPERIDOL

Indication: Anti-depressant.

Reason for ban: Irregular heartbeat.

Brand name: Droperol

4. FURAZOLIDONE

Indication: Antidiarrhoeal.

Reason for ban: Cancer.

Brand name: Furoxone, Lomofen

5. NIMESULIDE

Indication: Painkiller, fever.

Reason for ban: Liver failure.

Brand name: Nise, Nimulid

6. NITROFURAZONE

Indication: Antibacterial cream.

Reason for ban: Cancer.

Brand name: Furacin

7. PHENOLPHTHALEIN

Indication: Laxative.

Reason for ban: Cancer.

Brand name: Agarol

8. PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE

Indication: Cold and cough.

Reason for ban: stroke.

Brand name: D’cold, Vicks Action-500

9. OXYPHENBUTAZONE

Indication: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.

Reason for ban: Bone marrow depression.

Brand name: Sioril

10. PIPERAZINE

Indication: Anti-worms.

Reason for ban: Nerve damage.

Brand name: Piperazine

11. QUINIODOCHLOR

Indication: Anti-diarrhoeal.

Reason for ban: Damage to sight.

Brand name: Enteroquinol

Leave a comment

comments