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Telangana DCA Seized Unauthorized Medicine Worth Rs. 40,000

Telangana DCA Seized Unauthorized Medicine Worth Rs. 40,000Telangana DCA Seized Unauthorized Medicine Worth Rs. 40,000

Hyderabad, Feb 8 (Hydnow): Telangana DCA raided the premises of an unlicensed medical practitioner T. Purushotham, who was practicing medicine without qualification at Mourya Clinic at Subhash Nagar, IDA Jeedimetla, Quthbullapur Mandal, by claiming that he was a rural medical Practitioner (RMP) and detected unauthorized stocking of huge quantity of medicines. 

During the course of raids, which were carried out on Wednesday, the DCA officials seized 30 varieties of medicines including higher generation antibiotics, anti-fungal drugs, anti-ulcer drugs, anti-diabetics, analgesics etc. of total worth Rs. 40,000.  The DCA officials detected several higher generation ‘antibiotics’ at the clinic during the raid.

In another seizure, the DCA officers raided the premises of a Adil Mohammed who was operating a clinic at Fatima Nagar, Vattepally in Hyderabad and detected unauthorized stocking of huge quantities of medicines for sale.  The DCA  officials seized 15 varieties of drugs of total worth Rs. 6000 during the raid. 

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The DG, TSDCA, V.B Kamalasan Reddy has warned of strict action on wholesale dealers who supply medicines to such unqualified persons, who in-turn stock and sell drugs without drug license.  “Wholesale dealers are also punishable under Drugs and Cosmetics Act and stringent action will be taken against them.  They should mandatorily ensure that the recipient entities hold a valid drug license before supplying medicines to them, the DG said.  (Hydnow) 


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