E- Pharmacy giant Amazon under Maha FDA radar for selling MTP kits without prescription
The Maharashtra FDA has registered an offence against Amazon for selling Abortion Drugs on line allegedly illegally.
The Assistant Commissioner of FDA Ganesh Rokade stated in an official release here that the Food and Drugs Administration had observed that abortion drugs were being sold illegally on online portals through the internet. In order to verify this, the demand for MTP kit without prescription was registered on online sales portals. It was found that the abortion medicine under the brand name A-Kare was available on the online portal amazon.in. The demand for the MTP kit drug was accepted by the amazon.in without the requisite prescription of the registered medical Practitioner. The MTP Kit by the brand name of 'A kare' Tablet was received; however the sale bill of the drug was not received along with the courier parcel. This administration inquired about the sale of above MTP drug to Amazon Sellers Services Pvt Ltd, it was informed that the drug was supplied from Orissa.
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