IMA or Indian Medical Association has complied the information below for manufacturers, importers, distributors for compliance with the regulatory requirements in India and in foreign markets.

Indian Regulations & Guidelines: Drugs

Pharma Regulatory Organizations & Acts - India

These are the bodies that perform various functions for drug & cosmetic regulations in India. We at Rifa Pharma offer consultation and execution of all formalities in order to clear compliance and regulations. This is to create market authorization for manufacturers, importers & distributors in India and abroad.

Central Drugs Standard Control Organization - (CDSCO).

NPPA: For drug pricing & other orders. National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) is under the Government of India.

The Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940.

GCP Guidelines:
By the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) and Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) under Ministry of Health. .

The Pharmacy Act,1948: In order to regulate the profession of Pharmacy in India.

Objectionable Advertisement Act, 1954. This act discourages advertisement that state miraculous or magical effects of drugs and cosmetics.

The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985: For prevention of distributions, manufacture and sale of narcotic drugs in India.


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