Published: Sunday 30 April 1995

The Drug Technical Advisory Board has been asked to ban some vital drugs by the Supreme Court. The order overcomes filed by the Drug Action Forum to remove irrational combinations from the market.

Drugs like Baralgan and Eleetral, banned in other countries, art,@; easily available in India. BarWgan, used for spasmodic pains andheadadie, could cause agranu locitosis - a fatal blood disease Electral, prescribed for diahorrea,does not contain the requisite amounts of glucose, and actually worsens the condition.

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