Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) | The Daily Star
  • Ranitidine supply in Bangladesh

    Supply of ranitidine suspended for cancer-causing ingredients

    The Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) has suspended production, distribution, sale and export of heartburn drug ranitidine following detection of cancer-causing ingredients in its raw materials.

  • Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Malik

    Remove expired drugs by July 2

    Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Malik yesterday announced that all expired medicines must be removed from pharmacies across the country by July 2.

  • Seize, destroy all expired drugs

    Expressing grave concern at the storing and sale of expired medicines, the High Court yesterday directed the government to confiscate all expired medicines from pharmacies across the country and destroy those within a month.

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