Cough Syrup

  • Phensedyl worth Rs 19 lakh seized at IndiaBangladesh border August 7, 2013

    The Border Security Force (BSF) seized a huge consignment of phensedyl valued Rs 19 lakh at the IndiaBangladesh border in Tripura, a BSF official said on Tuesday. The consignment was seized from east Barjala area in Tripura on Monday during a joint operation by police and BSF's 29 and 89 battalions...
  • Pakistan: Toxic cough syrup kills 12 more, toll 40 December 29, 2012

    Lahore: At least 12 more men have died after drinking adulterated cough syrup in Pakistan's Punjab province, taking the death toll since November to 40, officials said on Saturday. The total number of deaths this week has risen to 20, health officials said. Eighteen deaths occurred in Gujranwala and Toba...
  • Illegal sale of sedatives rampant in Kerala April 28, 2012

    KOCHI: The recent haul of a large consignment of cough syrup from a wholesale drug store in Kozhikode sheds light on the illegal sale of such syrups and tablets as sedatives targeting the younger generation. Apart from the cough syrup, Nitravet (an inducing agent for treating insomnia), Trica (used against anxiety...
  • This week's CJ Videos and Pictures October 15, 2011

    Here are the pictures and videos our CJs shared on our site: www.ibncj.com ...
  • Cough syrups may prove deadly for kids January 18, 2008

    New Delhi: The Food and Drug Administration has issued a public advisory warning parents and caregivers against giving children under the age of two overthecounter cold medicine and cough syrup because of the possibility of "serious and potentially lifethreatening" side effects. The advisory cited decongestants, expectorants, antihistamines and antitussives, or...
  • Avoid cough syrups for kids below 6, say studies October 22, 2007

    New Delhi: A US FDA study has found that well over 100 children died due to the use of decongestants and antihistamines in the country between 1996 and 2006. Another report, from the Centre for Disease control, based on a study conducted during 2004 05,found that 1,519 toddlers in the US...