Govt allows oxytocin sale through private chemists

Setting aside its ban on the sale of oxytocin, the Health Ministry has allowed private retail stores to sell the life-saving hormone from September 1, an official said on Thursday. State-owned Karnataka Antibiotics Pvt Ltd will be the only company to manufacture and distribute oxytocin in India from September 1. The government has already banned the import of oxytocin.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/govt-allows-oxytocin-sale-through-private-chemists/article24765247.ece

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