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LIST OF DRUGS APPROVED DURING 1999

Sl.No.

Name of Drug

Pharmacological
Classification

Date of
Approval

1

Glimepiride

Antidiabetic agent

22.01.99

2

Mycophenolate Mofetil

Immunosuppressant

07.02.99

3

Meloxicam

NSAID

16.02.99

4

Tetrabenazine

Pre-Synaptic monoamine
depleting agent

10.03.99

5

Doxazosin Mesylate

Antihypertensive agent

11.03.99

6

Nafarelin Acetate

Antiendometriotic agent;
gonadotropin inhibitor

17.03.99

7

Milrinone Lactate Inj.

Cardiotonic

17.05.99

8

Brimonidine Tartrate

Alpha2-adrenoreceptor agonist,
adjunct in glaucoma

18.05.99

9

Nabumetone

NSAID

18.05.99

10

Zolpidem

Sedative-Hypnotic

28.05.99

11

Basiliximab Inj.

Immunosuppressant

28.05.99

12

Topotecan Hydrochloride

Antineoplastic

15.06.99

13

Fludarabine Phosphate IV Inj.

Antineoplastic

26.06.99

14

Zuclopenthixol Acetate

Antimaniac & antischizoprenic

29.07.99

15

Piperacillin - Tazobactam Inj.

Antibiotic

13.08.99

16

Topiramate

Antiepileptic

23.08.99

17

Eptifibatide

Platlet Aggregation Inhibitor

25.08.99

18

Atorvastatin

Antihyperlipidemic; HMG-
CoA reductase inhibitor

17.09.99

19

Sulpiride

Antipsychotic

26.10.99

20

Bambuterol

Bronchodilator

13.12.99

21

Bulaquine

Antimalarial

21.12.99

22

Fenofibrate

Lipid lowering agent

22.12.99

23

Sibutramine Hydrochloride

Appetite suppressant

23.12.99