Ultrasound equipment now classified as drugs
The Central Government, after consultation with the Drugs Technical Advisory Board, has specified the ultrasound equipment intended for external or internal use in human beings as drug with effect from the 1st day of November, 2020.

The classification of the ultrasound machine as drugs will expand the horizon of regulating the equipment. In 2018, the Drug Technical Advisory Board (DTAB) had decided to include ultrasound equipment under the purview of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 in order to save the girl child as the stern rule of ultrasound machines is thought to be critical in addressing the drastic imbalance in India’s sex ratio.

Check the official gazette attached below for more information.
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Dr. K●●●●●●●●●●●●●●r B●●●●●u
Dr. K●●●●●●●●●●●●●●r B●●●●●u General Surgery
Wrong idea... instead every female child should be scanned, registered & both the pt & Doctor should receive remuneration to protect & care the female child.
Oct 20, 2019Like3
Dr. N●●●●a G●●●a
Dr. N●●●●a G●●●a Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Regulations on ultrasound usage is doing more harm then good, now innocent people are surrendering such an imp tool due to harassement and regulations, instead of targeting wrong doers its like making all doctors hand cuffed. I had to surrender my machine recently due to the same, long ques waiting at ultrasonologist centres delays the treatment,sometimes at the cost of life risk also eg ectopic pregnancy,and govt is inclined to provide health to all.... Read more
Oct 21, 2019Like