• NPPA'S HELPLINE NO. 1800111255

Annexure – III (Refer to Paragraph 6.8)

Group of Bulk Drugs Covered by Broad-Ranging Groups

  1. All types of Penicillins
  2. Erythromycin, Griseofulvin, Rifampicin
  3. Chloramphenicol and its intermediates namely L-Base.
  4. 6-APA and 7-ADCA from Potassium Pencillin G
  5. Semi-synthetic Penicillins like Ampicillin, Amoxicillin etc.
  6. All types of Cephalsporins
  7. Sulpha Drugs other than those reserved for Public Sector
  8. Steroids & Hormones including the following Prednisolone, Prednisone, Hydrocortisone, Beta-methasone, Ethinyl Oestradiol, Norethisterone, Norgestrel, Testosterone, Progesterons etc.
  9. Theophylline, Aminophylline, Hydroxyethyl-Theophylline -Xanthinol Nicotinate and Synthetic Caffeine
  10. All Barbiturates other than Phenobabarbitone
  11. Analgin , Isopropylantipyrine
  12. Chlorpromazine, Prochloroperazine, Promethazine, Trifluoperazine, Triflupromazine
  13. Chloroquine, Amodiaquine
  14. Oxphenbutazone, Phenylbutazone
  15. Diphenydramine, Bromodiphenhydramine
  16. Hydrocholorothiazide, Cyclopentazide
  17. Chlorophenesin Mephenesin
  18. Xylocaine, Procaine, Benzocaine, Prilocaine
  19. Metronidazole
  20. Tobutamide
  21. Acetazolamide
  22. Diazepam, Chlordiazepoxide, Oxazepam, Nitrazepam, Lorazepam
  23. Pheniramide, Chlorpheniramine
  24. Ibuprofen, Ketoprofen, Flurbiprofen, Naproxen
  25. Salbutamol, Terbutaline
  26. Furazolidine, Nitrofuratoin, Nitrofurazon, Furaltadone
  27. Chlorcyclizine, Cyclizine, Meclozine, Buclizine, Diethyl Carbam Zine Citrate
  28. Propranolol, Atenolol, Metroprolol, Oxprerolol, Pindolol
  29. Mebendazole, Thiabendazole, Benbendazole
  30. Drugs obtained by extraction from plant material such as Belladonna, Hyocymine, Sennosides, Digoxin, Ammalicine, Pesperpine, Vincristine, Vinblastine, Quinine, Quinidine, Emetine, Strychnine, Brucine etc.
  31. Drugs of animal origin other than Insulin, such as Liver extract, Heparin, Pancreatin, Immunoglobulin etc.


N.B. – Bulk drugs would include salts, esters and derivatives if any.