CDSCO Banned Drugs – Cdsco 46 Medicines List 2024

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CDSCO in its latest announcement of results of its regular medical sample tests, has flagged a total of 46 items as banned. Central Drugs Standard Control is a regulatory body to test and approve drugs for consumption, sale, manufacturing and import in India. In its recent test of total 932 samples it found 46 items as unsatisfactory, therefore marked them as ‘Not of Standard quality’. The list contains some big names as well like Jpee Drugs, Unimark, Sun Pharma and Zee laboratories. Some main reasons for failure include Discription & Particulate Matter, pH, Diameter, length and Weight per ml.

CDSCO full form Central Drugs Standard Conrol
Managed by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
cdsco headquarters/contact Central Drugs Standard Control Organization, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Directorate General of Health Services, Government of India FDA Bhavan, ITO, Kotla Road, New Delhi -110002
Official website


About CDSCO-

Central Drugs Standard Conrol organisation was established in 1968 in Chennai under Drugs and Cosmetics Act,1940. Currently it’s a fully functional government regulatory body which is headed by DCGI (Drugs Controller General of India). It comes under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.  there are two  advisory bodies namely DCC (Drug Consultative Body) and DTAB (Drug Technical Advisory Board). Operates through its 9 zonal offices , 7 sub-zonal Offices, 18 port offices and many AIRs(Authorized Indian Representatives). AIRs are the manufacturers representatives to carry out dealing with CDSCO.

There are 8 divisions namely BA/BE, New Drugs division, Medical Device &Diagnostics, DCC-DTAB, Import & Registration, Biological, Cosmetics, Clinical Trials. All are available online on the official website of CDSCO.

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Functions of CDSCO:

  1. To participate in the joint inspection for issuance / revalidation of Certificate of Pharmaceutical Products (COPPs) as per WHO certification scheme after receiving the application from the manufacturing firm.
  2. To participate in the joint inspection for grant/renewal of Blood Bank license.
  3. To participate in the joint inspection for grant/renewal of license for Vaccine / Sera manufacturing units for both human as well as veterinary.
  4. To participate in the joint inspection for grant/renewal of license for LVP manufacturing units.
  5. To carry out Surprise check/Raid jointly/independently on the basis of
  6. Also, complaint received under Whistle Blower scheme including also from other sources.
  7. To carry out joint inspection of Drug Testing Laboratory occasionally for the purpose of grant of approval for test / analysis of Drugs & Cosmetics.
  8. To follow up action on NSQ drugs with State Licensing Authorities in the respective zone as well as with other zonal offices.
  9. Drawing of Legal and Survey samples of drugs, cosmetics and medical devices from the manufacturing & sales / distribution premises including the Govt. establishment.
  10. To organise workshop, seminar etc. as directed.


CDSCO online services and 46 banned drugs list access-

1.Go to official website of

2. select any one of services mentioned and you will redirect to new page.

3. to find CDSCO list of ban drugs 2024 go to ‘consumer’ section and download pdf file. But you can also click on the link below for direct access.

List of some of the items banned by the CDSCO 46 medicines list 2024:

Names Manufacturer Reason
Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Solution 4% w/v Surgical


Jpee Drugs pH, weight per ml

and Assay


Tablets I.P. 1 mg

Karnataka Antibiotics & Pharmaceuticals Limited Arka The Business Centre Dissolution of


Levosalbutamol ,

Guaiphenesin & Ambroxol

(Duvent- PD)

Hygeia Pharmaceuticals

MFG. (P) Ltd

Assay/content of

Levosalbutamol &


Amoxycillin and Potassium Clavulanate

Tablets IP 375 mg

Modern Laboratories, 45- 47, Sector D-2, Industrial Area Assay of Amoxycillin,

Clavulanic Acid & Dissolution of Amoxycillin, Clavulanic Acid

Mesalazine Prolonged-release Tablets IP 1200 mg Unimarck Healthcare


Vitamin A Oral Solution 100 ml Jpee Drugs, Plot No. – 53, Sector 6-A Microbial Enumeration
Levosalbutamol,Ambroxol & Guaiphenesin Syrup (Bromex -LS Expectorant) Hygeia Pharmaceuticals

MFG. (P) Ltd. 608,

Assay/content of ‘Levosalbutamol’
Vitamin A Oral Solution 100 ml Jpee Drugs, Plot No. – 53, Sector 6-A, Microbial Enumeration
Levosalbutamol,Ambroxol & Guaiphenesin Syrup (Bromex – LS Expectorant) HygeiaPharmaceuticals

MFG. (P) Ltd.

Assay/content of ‘Levosalbutamol’
Trypsin, Bromelain &

Rutoside TrihydrateTablets

Pure & Cure Healthcare

Pvt. Ltd.,

Assay of ‘Trypsin
Levetiracetam Tablets IP (Levipil 500)
Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
Cyproheptadine HCl & Tricholine Citrate Syrup

(Cypermed Syrup)

AquinnovaPharmaceuticals Assay of Tricholine Citrate
Moxifloxacin &

Prednisolone Acetate Eye

Drops (MOXIZEEP Eye Drops)

Zee Laboratories Limited,

Behind 47, Industrial

Area, Paonta Sahib –



Assay of Prednisolone


Absorbable Suture (Synthetic) USP Monolus

Monofilament Poly (GlycolideCoCaprolactone)


Lotus Surgicals Pvt. Ltd., Diameter
Bacillus Clausii Spores

Suspension (LB LAC Oral


Allianz Biosciences Pvt.


Identification, Average Volume, Resistance to

antibiotic, Presence of

Salmonella species & Assay

Terbutaline Sulphate,

Ambroxol Hydrochloride,

Guaiphenesin & Menthol Syrup (Scoril)

Global Formulations, Plot

No.7, P & T Colony

Weight per ml & Assay
Bisacodyl Tablets I.P. 5 mg


Modi Antibiotics., Plot No,

28, G.I.D.C. Estate, Odhav, Ahmedabad – 382415, (Guj)



Metronidazole Tablets IP 400 mg Vivek Pharmachem

(India) Ltd.,

Pantosec (Pantoprazole

Tablets IP 40mg)

Hetero Labs Limited (Unit-I) Dissolution in

Buffer stage

Calcium and Vitamin D3

Tablets I.P

Unicure India Ltd., Description
GLIMEPIRIDE TABLETS I.P. 1 mg. Apple Formulations Pvt.


Cefixime Oral Suspension IP 50mg/5ml Ridley Life Science Pvt.


   Assay of Cefixime

Sodium &



Tablets IP.

(Folcet- MT)

Forgo Pharmaceuticals Assay/Content of Montelukast
  • Rest of the items can be accessed by going on official website of CDSCO or visiting the link mentioned below.


In its final notification, issued on February 5 2024, CDSCO lists 2 items that it approves for sale and consumption. Details of List of New Drugs approved in the year 2024 till date below:

New drugs approved by CDSCO 2024 notification:

Number Name Date of issue Indication
1. Tirzepatide



12.5mg/0.5ml,15mg/0.5ml solution for injection in a

prefilled pen



Indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improveglycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
2. Plazomicin injection 500mg/10ml (50mg/ml) 02-02-2024 Indicated in patients 18 years of age or older for treatment of complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI),

including pyelonephritis cause by  following susceptible microorganism(s)

a)Escherichia coli,

b)Klebsiella pneumoniae,

c)Proteus mirabilis, and

d)Enterobacter cloacae

Click here to visit official CDSCO site to get detailed information and other related services

Click here to download official list of CDSCO 46 medicines list of banned drugs 2024

Check out this link to see official CDSCO 2024 list of approved drugs.

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