Monday, February 25, 2008

Case filed over drug making negligence

Dr. Kiran Jung Kunwar filed a case against Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited and its super-distributor Amarawati International Private Limited Sunday for showing negligence in the manufacturing of Cilanem, a sensitive drug used for multi-drug resistant microbes.Doctors had traced a glass pellet of thumbnail size in a vile containing the drug three months back.The case was filed through Consumers Benefit Protection Forum at the Department of Drug Administration (DDA).The Multinational Pharmaceutical Company, Ranbaxy committed sheer negligence while manufacturing the most important drug Cilanem used for the patients undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unite (ICU) and Coronary Care Unit (CCU), Dr. Kunwar told a press conference .Dr. Kunwar has been working at the Om Hospital and Research Centre.

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