06 Sep '11, 8am

India’s pharmacies flout diclofenac ban but vulture breeding centres have best year yet: A study published in th...

White-rumped Vulture (J C Eames) A study published in the journal Oryx has found that over a third of Indian pharmacies continue to sell diclofenac to livestock farmers. Manufacture and sale of the drug for veterinary use has been banned in India since 2006, because of its toxicity to Critically Endangered vultures. Farmers are purchasing widely-available human diclofenac illegally in conveniently large bottles to treat their cattle. But some diclofenac on sale was formulated for veterinary use, and had been manufactured illegally after the 2006 ban. Diclofenac is responsible for bringing three South Asian species of Gyps vultures to the brink of extinction. The population crash was first noted in the late 1990s. Nepal and Pakistan also banned diclofenac in 2006. Further measures in India, in 2008, placed additional restrictions on diclofenac for animal use, with contraven...

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