Vicks action 500 Extra and Corex Banned

vicks corexIndia Bans Cough Syrup Over Health Risk as Corex is a combination of chlorpheniramine maleate and codeine syrup- one of the combination is banned in India for last one week.

U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc’s India unit stated that it has stopped selling Corex syrup. Even Abbott has also stopped the sale of Phensidyl syrup.

Even Procter & Gamble’s India unit said on Tuesday it had stopped manufacture and sale of its cough-and-cold medicine Vicks Action 500 Extra with immediate effect as the drug was one of 344 drug combinations including several antibiotics and analgesics that India ordered to be prohibited .