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Govt regulates sale of antibiotics to limit antibiotic resistance

New Delhi: To check the indiscriminate use of antibiotics, anti-tuberculosis and some other drugs in the country, the union health ministry has notified amendments to the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 under which a new provision Schedule H1 has been included to curb over the counter (OTC) sale of certain antibiotics and anti-tuberculosis drugs from March 1, 2014.

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Chennai Declaration proposes five-year plan to tackle antibiotic resistance

Chennai: The Chennai Declaration team has drawn up a five-year plan to tackle antibiotic resistance in India and other developing countries.

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