Ahmedabad: A shocking report has come to the fore about the pharmaceutical companies of Gujarat. The release of the report has raised the concern of the people. On the other hand, there has been a stir in the pharmaceutical companies.
A report by Apex Drug regulatory body, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) found that 42 drug samples from 35 pharmaceutical companies have failed.
The drug samples were taken from the pharmaceutical companies during January last year to February 2023 this year.
The report, released after the test of the drugs, mentioned the failure of 42 samples of the drugs. CDSCO took the samples of about 680 medicines across the country. The samples of medicines including antibiotics, vitamins were taken from the pharmaceutical companies.
Drug samples of 35 pharma companies of Gujarat have been failed. Amid increasing prevalence of the drugs, Central Narcotics Department handles raids and seize such drugs. Earlier, in Ahmedabad city a huge quantity of drug used for intoxication was recovered. The market value of the seized drugs was more than Rs 20 crore.