Abbott Healthcare crowds with controllers because of Indian cough syrup complaint


About Abbott Healthcare: Abbott Healthcare was Founded in 1888 by a young Chicago based physician Dr. Wallace Calvin Abbott. The Healthcare has been dedicated to discovering new medicines, new technologies and new ways to manage health.

  • It’s headquarter is in Mumbai.
  • Abbott India Limited is a junior of Abbott Laboratories.
  • It raises healthy brand equity in multiple healing categories such as Women’s Health, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Thyroid and Diabetes & Urology Pain Management, Vitamins, Anti - Infective, etc.

About its popular brands:

  • It produces ‘Digene’ which is ranked as no. 1 and prescribed Antacid with over 5.5 million prescriptions annually.
  • It also produces ‘Duphaston’ which is also ranked as no. 1.

About its cough syrup complaints:

  • Drug maker Abbott Healthcare is being blamed that a sample of the company’s cough syrup contained extreme levels of codeine.
  • The sample of Abbott’s popular “Phensedyl” was an unaffected product or a fake product has not been proven, but the doubtful bunch of 80, 000 bottles has not been recollected.
  • It was blamed firstly by the state laboratory in West Bengal.

- Published/Last Modified on: September 15, 2015