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Panic buying of Chloroquine, Ampicillin capsules in Mon


Dimapur, July 1: Following reports of panic buying of Chloroquine tablets and Ampicillin capsules over the counter in pharmacies around Mon town without any medical prescriptions, the Chief Medical Officer, Mon has cautioned the people of the district that both the mentioned drugs consumed without medical indications can be dangerous and life-threatening because of side effects associated.
The side effects could be drug allergy, nausea, vomiting, liver and kidney damage, and cardiac arrhythmias, etc.
In a notification, the CMO Mon cautioned that any pharmacies selling the drugs without doctors’ prescriptions will be liable for prosecution under relevant provisions of the Drugs and Cosmetic Act 1940.