Diclofenac still sold

Though the sale of the drug diclofenac was forbidden in India over a decade ago, a study published on September 1, 2020 by the quarterly, peer-reviewed journal Bird Conservation International (BCI) has shown that veterinary pharmacists in India continue to sell the non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory medication. "Despite the ban, it is still being found in certain rural markets,” Homi Khusrokhan, former president of Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), told Parsiana on September 25. Under a five-year project that ended in 2017, members of a research team from five international organizations and universities, including BNHS, visited pharmacies and asked for drugs to......

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