Daily Archives: 25/04/2017

HOECHST PHARMACEUTICALS V/S C.V.S. MANIDate:- Friday, August 13, 1982Court:- High Court of DelhiJudges:- THE HONOURABLE CHIEF JUSTICE MR. PRAKASH NARAIN & THE HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE S.S. CHADHA

The dispute really is whether respondents 1 2 and3 as above-mentioned can acting within the scope of the power conferred by the Act and the Rules compel the petitioners or the other manufacturers of drugs to either not use the brand name or trade name at all in marketing the drugs respectively produced by them […]

LawyerServices Judgment:- HOECHST PHARMACEUTICALS V/S C.V.S. MANI

Date:- Friday, August 13, 1982 Court:- High Court of Delhi Judges:- THE HONOURABLE CHIEF JUSTICE MR. PRAKASH NARAIN & THE HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE S.S. CHADHA Advocates:- A.H. Desai, C.M. Manier, K.M. Iyer, K. Prabhakar, Rainu Valia, S.I. Thakore, T.M. Ansari, V. Rao.   Full Text:-       PRAKASH NARAIN C. J. (1) THE import manufacture […]

Mad Girl

  When the journalist Bryony Gordon wrote about her struggle with depression she was taken aback by her readers’ reaction. In her memoir Mad Girl she recalls: ‘Of all the subjects I had written about in my career, not one of them had elicited a response like this… I received hundreds and hundreds of messages […]

Legal issues

Brand names can not be restricted by the Govt. The Notification only provides additional requirement of writting GENERIC name. It does not prohibit writting BRAND in addition to generic. Word ONLY is missing from notification. DB judgement of Delhi High Court in Hoechst Pharmaceuticals Vs. C.V.S. Mani, 1982 can be referred where it was held […]

‘Safe medical practice’ –

 you heard it only as a philosophical sentence till now, we are presenting a case from a gynaecologist to tell you how serious this sentence is. © Detcare -Few days back a normal healthy pregnant woman came to my clinic for delivery. She got admitted as a normal delivery patient. Everything was going on fine, […]

Prescribing medicine in generic name

OPEN LETTER TO PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA SHRI NARENDRA MODIJI AND UNION HEALTH MINISTER SHRI J.P. NADDAJI Dear Sir Indian Medical Association has always supported prescription in generic name provided the government can ensure quality of the drugs manufactured or available in our market. The generic drug prescription is a complex issue. 1. The quality […]

Generics 

After reading the ethical guidelines I am of the view that doctors are unnecessarily agitated over the MCI circular. The concerned section is as follows.     “1.5 – Use of Generic names of drugs: Every physician should prescribe drugs with generic names legibly and preferably in capital letters and he/ she shall ensure that there […]