Prescribing of Generic Medicines 

Prescribing of Generic Medicines 
New Delhi, July 18, 2017: Medical Council of India (MCI), with the prior approval of the Union Government, has notified the amendment in clause 1.5 of Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) Regulations, 2002, vide notification dated 21.09.2016, which now prescribes “Every physician should prescribe drugs with generic names legibly and preferably in capital letters and he/she shall ensure that there is a rational prescription and use of drugs.”
The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Faggan Singh Kulaste stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.

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