Central Govt Restricts Sale Of Recommended Coronavirus Prophylactic Hydroxychloroquine

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The Central government on March 26 announced that it has directed that all the medicine retailers to any preparation containing the drug Hydroxychloroquine

Written By Navashree Nandini | Mumbai | Updated On:
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The Central government on March 26 directed all the medicine retailers to sale any preparation containing the drug Hydroxychloroquine in accordance with the conditions for the sale of drugs specified in Schedule H1 to the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945. In the order by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the Central government has said that Hydroxychloroquine is necessary to meet requirements during COVID 19 and hence the restriction on its sale is mandatory.

Here is the circular:

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