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Dry cough syrup ‘codeine linctus’ reclassified to a prescription-only medicine

The drug regulator has warned that the use of codeine in recreational drinks can increase the risk of addiction and potentially fatal overdose. The...

India makes tests mandatory for cough syrup export after overseas deaths

India will make tests mandatory for cough syrups before they are exported, a government notice showed on Tuesday, after Indian-made cough syrups were linked...