Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: The Drug Testing Laboratory has said the following drugs are “not of standard quality”. They are Nova 500 (Paracetamol Tablets I.P) (Batch No. NV 16134) manufactured by Amazon Drugs Pvt. Ltd., 76, SSI Area, Rajajinagar, Bangalore; Potassium Citrate and Magnesium Citrate Oral Solution (Potrate-M) (Batch No. 7LB020) manufactured by Orbit Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd., 7/2/1, Thakurpukur, (N/W) Road, Kolkata; and Nicardia Retard 20, Nifedipine sustained release tablets IP. 20mg, (Batch No. KKJ8033) manufactured by J.B. Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Daman Industrial Estate Kadaiya, Daman.

The Drug Controller has warned chemists, wholesalers, doctors, hospitals and nursing homes not to stock, sell or use these drugs.

The public has also been warned not to use these drugs.