15 March 2016 : Procter and Gamble (P&G), an FMCG company that manufactures Vicks Action 500 Extra has stopped its manufacturing and sale in India with immediate effect.
P&G has discontinued Vicks Action 500 Extra after Indian Government had banned fixed dose combination drugs.
In a BSE filing, Pfizer said “The Government of India has prohibited the manufacture for sale, sale and distribution of fixed dose combination drugs (Paracetamol + Phenylephrine + Caffeine) with immediate effect,” Our product ‘Vicks Action 500 Extra’ has the same fixed dose combination and gets covered under notification. we have discontinued the manufacture and sale of all SKUs of ‘Vicks Action 500 Extra with immediate effect. .