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LIST OF DRUGS APPROVED DURING 2001

Sl.No.

Name of Drug

Pharmacological
Classification

Date of
Approval

52

Sildenafil Citrate

Male Erectile Dysfunction

08.01.2001

53

Triflusal

Platelet Aggregation Inhibitor

17.01.2001

54

Thymosin Alfa-1 Inj.

Immunomodulator
(for chronic Hepatitis-B)

17.01.2001

55

Vinorelbin Tartrate Inj.

Antineoplastic
aggregation inhibitor

17.01.2001

56

Broncho-Vaxom

Antiasthamatic, immune
boosting drug

Feb, 2001

57

Indinavir Sulphate

Antiviral (Anti-HIV)

01.02.2001

58

Butenafine HCl cream

Antifungal

14.02.2001

59

Mirtazapine

Antidepressant

14.02.2001

60

Clopidogrel

Antithrombotic; platelet
aggregation inhibitor

22.02.2001

61

Mosapride

Prokinetic agent, GERD

12.03.2001

62

Donepezil HCl

For Alzheimer's Dementia

20.03.2001

63

Bupropion SR

Smoking cessation adjunct

10.04.2001

64

Raloxifene HCl

Menopausal osteoporosis

04.05.2001

65

Efavirenz

Anti-HIV

06.06.2001

66

Moxifloxacin

Antibacterial

26.06.2001

67

Misoprostol

Antiulcer agent

21.06.2001

68

Human Recombinant
Granulocyte Colony
Stimulating Factor Inj.

Haemopoietic stimulant,
antineutropenic

29.06.2001

69

Nelfinavir Mesylate

Anti-HIV

02.07.2001

70

Ciprofloxacin 1g SR

Antibacterial

Aug, 2001

71

Tolterodine-L-Tartrate

Overactive Bladder

13.09.2001

72

Ebastine

Antiallergic

28.09.2001

73

Leflunomide

Anti-rheumatoid Arthritis

01.10.2001

74

Citalopram Hydrobromide

Antidepressant

03.10.2001

75

Gatifloxacin

Antibacterial

03.10.2001

76

Linezolid

Antibacterial

04.10.2001

77

Genirelix

Antigonadotropin releasing
hormone (fertility drug)

08.10.2001

78

Racecadotril

Antidiarrhoel

10.10.2001

79

Cefdinir

Antibacterial

10.10.2001

80

Iobitridol

Contrast Medium

17.10.2001

81

Estemestane

Antineoplastic

18.10.2001

82

Decapeptide

For Vitiligo

22.10.2001

83

Oxcarbazepine

Antiepileptic

30.10.2001

84

Desloratidine

Antiallergic

30.10.2001

85

Zolendronic Acid

For Hypercalcaemia

05.11.2001

86

Zafirlukast

Antiasthmatic (Leukotriene
Receptor Antagonist)

03.12.2001

87

Ropinirole

Dopamine Agonist (for
Parkinson's Disease)

03.12.2001

88

Esomeprazole Mag.

Antiulcer

04.12.2001

89

Etanercept-Recomb.

Antirheumatic, Tumor Necrosis
Factor Receptor

07.12.2001

90

Imatinib Mesylate

Anticancer

09.12.2001

91

Valsartan

Antihypertensive

10.12.2001

92

Rabeprazole

Antiulcer; Proton pump inhibitor

27.12.2001