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Cough Medicine in Bangladesh


Cold and flu season brings on hacking coughs that can leave a chest muscles aching. That's why cough medicine is a common type of OTC medicine for a patient. A patient may frequently used such medicine for his/her wellness. Cough suppressants are more popular of them. Suppressants do their job by blocking the patient cough reflex. Dextromethorphan is the most common ingredient for this.

Possible side effects of cough medicine

  • drowsiness.
  • dizziness.
  • blurred vision.
  • nausea.
  • vomiting.
  • dry mouth.
  • sleepiness.
  • confusion.

Some cough syrup in Bangladesh

Government Job Opportunity for Pharmacists in Bangladesh


History of Pharmacy education in Bangladesh is more struggling than some other well established sector. Actually, Bangladesh was the part of Pakistan before liberation war. Pakistan of this time was West Pakistan and Bangladesh of this time was East Pakistan. Pakistan was formed in 1947 by the division of Indian subcontinent. There was no institution for Pharmacy study. Because of great opportunity in abroad and multinational Pharmaceutical industry creation leads Lahore University to open Pharmacy department in 1948.

Professor Dr. Abdul Jabbar was the initiator of Pharmacy education in Dhaka University. Vice Chancellor of Dhaka University Dr. Mahmud Hossain helps to make a scheme for establishment of the Pharmacy department in the Dhaka University. This plan had been sent to Planning Commission for several times. But Planning commission refused all the times. The main cause of refusal was lack of teacher of this discipline.

List of Pharmaceutical Companies in Canada


Most of the top Canadian pharmaceutical companies headquarters located in Toronto, Canada. Here we mentioned a list of top pharmaceuticals companies located near Toronto and Quebec in Canada.

Top Pharmaceutical companies in Toronto-

  • Apotex
  • Sanofi
  • Gilead

Vomiting Drugs in Bangladesh


Vomiting, or throwing up, is a forceful discharge of stomach contentsthrough the mouth andsometimes the nose. It can be a one-time event linked to something that doesn’t settle right in the stomach.

Major cause of vomiting:

  • Food Poisoning
  • Indigestion
  • Viral Gastroenteritis (Stomach Flu)
  • Acid Reflux and GERD Overview

Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate in Bangladesh


Tenofovir is used with other HIV medications to help control HIV infection. It helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body so your immune system can work better.

Side Effects: Dizziness, diarrhea, headache, or trouble sleeping may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

TenofovirDisoproxil Fumarate Brand Name in Bangladesh

  • Becovir – Beacon Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • Dipovir – Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • Fovir – Techno Drugs Ltd.

Annual Sales of Top 20 Pharmaceutical Companies in Bangladesh (2018-2019)


According to IMS MAT 3rd Quarter 2018 data, Annual sales of top 20 pharmaceutical companies in Bangladesh are given below-

  1. Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. [3476.25 CRORES]
  2. Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd. [2272.99 CRORES]
  3. Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd. [1694.26 CRORES]
  4. Renata Limited [1066.42 CRORES]
  5. Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Limited [1061.07 CRORES]
  6. Opsonin Pharma Limited [1042.53 CRORES]

Voglibose in Bangladesh


Voglibose is an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor used for lowering post-prandial blood glucose levels in people with diabetes mellitus. Voglibose delays the absorption of glucose thereby reducing the risk of macrovascular complications. Voglibose is a research product of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Japan's largest pharmaceutical company.

Indications: diabetes mellitus.

Contraindications: Inflammatory bowel disease; GI obstruction or patients predisposed to it; conditions which may deteriorate as a result of increased gas formation eg, hernia; severe ketosis; diabetic coma or pre-coma; severe infection; hypersensitivity; pregnancy; lactation. Not to be used as monotherapy in IDDM.