Date: 23-Dec-2019

12 lakh tablets of opioid painkiller tramadol seized in Amritsar

Punjab food and drugs administration (FDA) has seized approximately 12 lakh tablets of opioid painkiller tramadol, worth around Rs 85 lakh, in Amritsar under provisions of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940. Amritsar’s drugs control officer Baleen Kaur and zonal licensing authority (drugs) Karun Sachdev had visited the firm Ravenbhel Pharmaceuticals at Baba Budha Ji Avenue, GT Road of Amritsar, for routine inspection when they discovered the stack.