Both GLAXO and Abbot have demanded price increase for their main products like Augmentin
, Panadol, Brufen, Arinac.
According to official sources, Drug Inspector Adnan Aslam along with his staff raided the clinic of Dr Khalid Mehmood and recovered allopathic drugs which were unregistered, smuggled and expired which included tablets Augmentin
, Tablet Brexin, Capsule Prolifin etc.
The economic value of micro-organisms is estimated to be billions of rials, and this invisible world has already given us more than 3,000 antibiotics with five of the world's top-selling pharmaceutical products coming from microbes, including Augmentin
is a combination of amoxicillin and clavulanate (a drug that counters amoxicillin resistance).
But Dr Viv Gunasekera still prescribed penicillin-based antibiotic Augmentin
, which was then administered by nurse Susan Elliott.
Pharmacies in Qatar are yet to be notified by the Supreme Council of Health of its order to withdraw the children's antibiotic syrup, Augmentin
, Gulf Times learnt yesterday.
517999 of Augmentin
250 mg for children, made by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), from all public and private hospitals, medical centers, clinics and pharmacies as tiny plastic pieces could mix with the medicine due to a manufacturing failure.
Dubai: The Ministry of Health (MOH) has issued a circular instructing medical institutions to withdraw Augmentin
250mg for children due to a manufacturing error.
For example, Augmentin
1Gm, an antibiotic, was analyzed by a Saudi laboratory and found to contain no active ingredients, rendering it useless, according to the YSCP.
And in the case of GlaxoSmithKline's antibacterial Augmentin
(amoxicillin-clavulanate), at least one competitor's sales continued to rise after Augmentin
lost patent in 2002.
Summary: DUBAI - The Ministry of Health has said that the commonly used antibiotic for infants, Augmentin
, is safe for use.
against the Augmentin
, an antibiotic produced by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), said