Published:  12:21 AM, 08 December 2017

Illegal drugs seized from pharmaceutical company

The Rapid Action Battalion of police, with the help of drug administration authority, seized huge amount of illegal drugs from Indo-Bangla Pharmaceuticals Limited at College Road area of Barisal on early Wednesday.Major Raqib Uzzzaman, deputy commander of RAB unit-8, acknowledging the facts said, on basis of tip-off they raided the factory and depot of the company from Tuesday noon to early Wednesday.

Tanvir Ahm-ed, supervisor of drug administration office Barisal, said they seized  medicines worth Tk 20 lakh in the forms of tablets and capsules produced and marketed by Indo-Bangla Pharmaceuticals under the brand names like Neostin-R, Indoprox-Mix, Indostin-R, Indofenx, Metrol, Indofenac, and Ribofl-avine.

Among these the company never got permission to produce Neostin-R 150 (Ranitidine 150 mg) , Indoprox-Mix 500 (Neop-roxen 500 and Esomepr-ezole 20) and they had no registration needed for producing the other seized drugs, the drug official said.

-Masuk Kamal, Barisal

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