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India not doing enough to stop sale of unapproved antibiotics

Efforts to conquer antimicrobial resistance are being jeopardized in India due to the sale of huge volumes of antibiotics that combine two anti-microbial drugs in one pill, new analysis from British researchers reveals. Many of these fixed-dose combination (FDC) formulations, as they are known, have not been approved by India’s drug regulator. Their sale is illegal. […]