NEW DELHI: Delhi government today banned over-the-counter sale of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like Aspirin, Dispirin, Brufen, Voveran, without medical prescription as the use of these may pose a threat to dengue patients, Health Minister Satyender Jain said.
Which country banned aspirin?
Though last year, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) did ban the drug, it again reversed the decision earlier this year. Though other countries like the United States of America, France and Australia continued with their ban.
Does aspirin need prescription in India?
Delhi govt banned over-the-counter sale of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like Aspirin, Dispirin, Brufen, Voveran, without medical prescription.
Is disprin and aspirin same?
Aspirin is also called by the brand names Caprin, Disprin, and Nu-Seals. The brand name for aspirin as a suppository is Resprin. Aspirin is an ingredient in Anadin Original, Anadin Extra, Alka-Seltzer Original, Alka-Seltzer XS and Beechams Powders. Aspirin as a mouth gel has the brand name Bonjela.
Can aspirin increase creatinine?
Plasma aspirin concentrations were low and variable. However, patients with above-median aspirin levels had significantly greater changes in serum creatinine levels, urinary UA excretion rates, and UA clearance rates following the first week of aspirin treatment.