‘AC’ must in chemists shop: FDA’s order irks chemists

According to Food and Drug Administration’s rule, to maintain the quality of the medicines and the chemical reactions in it, AC should be switched on in the chemist shop and the temperature should be maintained at 25 degree celsius. But, since this rule is not followed by the chemists, FDA has started taking action against them

‘AC’ must in chemists shop: FDA’s order irks chemistsThis decision of the FDA has received flake from the chemists and druggists. In Mumbai, the climate keeps on changing. Why there is a need of switching on the AC, during the monsoon and the winter? Is the question asked by the chemists and druggists. In public hospitals, there is no facility of the Ac. […]

How to deal with gallstones: Know its causes, prevention and treatment

Talk with your doctors before trying to treat gallstones by yourself. They can help you receive a correct diagnosis. They can also advise you on all of your treatment options. If you have yellowing of the eyes, fever or chills, and intense abdominal pain, seek medical care immediately

How to deal with gallstones: Know its causes, prevention and treatmentWhat are gallstones? Gallstones are hard deposits that form in your gallbladder. There are two types of gallstones: cholesterol gallstones, which are most common and made up of excess cholesterol pigment gallstones, which are made up of excess bilirubin Surgery is a common treatment for gallstones, but you may be able to treat them with […]

Is hearing loss related to long-term use of pain relievers?

Although the magnitude of effect is low, because prevalence of use is so high, it can have large implications for public health

Is hearing loss related to long-term use of pain relievers?Long term use of pain relievers may increase the risk for hearing loss, according to new findings. Researchers prospectively tracked the use of pain relievers and self-reported hearing loss in 55,850 women over six years. They found that compared with women who used nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (such as ibuprofen or naproxen) two or more times […]

Maha to launch e-medicine portal soon

State government will launch online portal for the sale of medicines, informed Girish Bapat, Cabinet Minister for Food and Drugs Administration (FDA). As per the government, after witnessing the increasing demand of medicines in the state, online medical stores can be helpful

Maha to launch e-medicine portal soonNow, you won’t have to make continuous trips to the chemist, as you will be able to order medicines on just one click. Soon, state government will open online stores for generic medicines informed Girish Bapat, Cabinet Minister for Food and Drugs Administration (FDA). Girish Bapat, Cabinet Minister for Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) said, […]

India is deeply committed to achieving all public health goals, says Union Health Min

Highlighting the importance of transparency between regulatory authorities and pharma sector, Nadda stated that the coordination between the National Regulatory Authorities and pharmaceutical sector will enable launch and registration of new health technologies

India is deeply committed to achieving all public health goals, says Union Health MinThe Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda today inaugurated  the ‘1st World Conference on Access to Medical Products and International Laws for Trade and Health in the Context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.’ The Health Minister further stated that there is a need for promoting industry and academia collaboration […]

Explained: What is antibiotic resistance?

The World Health Organization (WHO) calls antibiotic resistance ‘one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today’

Explained: What is antibiotic resistance?Bacteria are an integral part of our ecosystem and we share our bodies with many of these tiny creatures. However, they can be the root of serious health problems. There are roughly as many human cells as bacterial cells in our bodies, and our microscopic passengers pay their way by helping our immune system and […]

No GST on medicine: FMRAI organises protest in Mumbai 

More than 15,000 members of FMRAI from all over India participated in the rally. Various trade unions, organisations and associations including that of doctors and chemists also extended solidarity to the cause 

No GST on medicine: FMRAI organises protest in Mumbai A rally was organised by the FMRAI on Monday, 13 November in Mumbai over the issue of spiralling prices of medicines and medical devices post GST. It has become a cause of concern for several sales and medical representatives from across the country. Over 10 thousand sales and medical representatives participated in this rally. The […]

Medical Representatives to protest against GST on medicines

FMRAI (Federation of Medical Representatives Association of India) to protest in order to draw the attention of state government against GST on medicines, illegal sale of medicines online and so on

Medical Representatives  to protest against GST on medicinesThe rising prices of medicines and medical devices have become a major issue for the needy. Owing to which, FMRAI stated, there should be no Goods and Services Tax (GST) on medicines and the cost of the medicines should be reduced. Owing to which, a rally has been organised on November 13 to draw the attention […]

Pune: MARD doctors donate medicines to the orphanage

During Diwali, after donating frits to the needy patients in the Sassoon Hospital, Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors, (MARD), Pune, has now donated syrups and medicines to the orphanage kids

Pune: MARD doctors donate medicines to the orphanage  Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors, (MARD), Pune branch donated medicines to Shreevatsa; a care centre for the family deprived children in the city. Different syrups and medicines which are frequently needed for these kids were given by the MARD members. Dr Sagar Phate, President of MARD Pune, said, “We had written to the organisation […]

GST woes: Pune chemists write to FM Jaitley

The organisation awaits the reply to a letter that was earlier written by the association the Finance Minister on July 15, highlighting the problems faced by the chemists in the application of Goods and Service Tax (GST) being charged on the expired medicines and non-moving medicines which is an additional burden on the chemists and pharmaceuticals

GST woes: Pune chemists write to FM JaitleyThe Chemists Association of Pune District, in a recently conducted meeting once again decided to write a letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley about the problems that they are facing post GST. The organisation awaits the reply to a letter that was earlier written by the association to the Finance Minister on July 15, highlighting the […]