Essential medicines and health products

PHARMACEUTICALS: RESTRICTIONS IN USE AND AVAILABILITY, 2008

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Quality assurance and Safety: Medicines

Pharmaceuticals: restricted list

Publication details

Number of pages: 57
Publication date: 2008
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/EMP/QSM/2008.3

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This volume presents information on new national regulatory decisions, and on voluntary withdrawal of products by manufacturers on grounds of safety, that were reported to WHO up to October 2008.

Products are listed alphabetically within sections; International Nonproprietary Names (INNs) have been used whenever possible. Each product entry includes, where available, the Chemical Abstracts Service registry number (CAS number); synonyms including other generic names and chemical names; the effective date on which the regulation came into force; a summary of regulatory measures taken by governments; brief explanatory comments where necessary; and legal and bibliographical references...