Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput had been taking medicines for panic dysfunction and seizures since October 2019, although a number of senior medical doctors keep that it will likely be “wrong” to say that these medicines have been being prescribed for “depression” with out figuring out the case historical past of the affected person and the possible issues the late actor was dealing with.
The consultants’ view got here amid Rhea Chakraborty submitting a criticism with the Mumbai Police in opposition to her late boyfriend Sushant’s sister Priyanka Singh and Dr Tarun Kumar of Ram Manohar Lohia hospital in Delhi and others for offences of forgery, NDPS Act and Tele Medicine Practice Guidelines 2020 for having despatched a “bogus” medical prescription depicting Sushant as an OPD particular person when he was in Mumbai on June 8.
The remarks additionally comply with a number of claims being made that Sushant was being treated for depression.
According to sources, Sushant – who was discovered useless on June 14 this 12 months – was taking medicines like Lonazep 0.25 mg and 0.5 mg, Daxid 50 mg.
Sources mentioned that Sushant purchased these medicines on October 31 final 12 months on the prescriptions given by a senior Mumbai physician.
Similarly on January 10 this 12 months, Sushant had purchased medicines like Flunil 20 mg capsule, Ativan 1 mg pill, Qutipin pill, Melatonin three mg softgel, Modalert 100 pill, Etilaam 0.5 pill.
The second lot of medicines have been purchased on the purported suggestions of one other senior physician, who treated the late actor.
According to senior medical doctors, Lonazep 0.25 mg Tablet MD is a prescription medication used to deal with epilepsy (seizures), panic and anxiousness dysfunction, whereas Daxid is used to deal with obsessive compulsive dysfunction, and panic dysfunction.
Doctors say that Flunil is an anti-depressant which is used within the remedy of issues like depression and obsessive compulsive dysfunction.
The medical doctors additionally maintained that Ativan 1 mg pill is used for anxiousness issues, whereas Qutipin 50 Tablet is a prescription medication used within the remedy of schizophrenia and is a short-term remedy of jet-lag in adults.
Doctors additionally defined that Etilaam 0.5 mg pill is taken into account an efficient anti-anxiety medication.
Meanwhile, two senior medical doctors contended that if these medicines have been being administered to any affected person, it doesn’t suggest that she or he was in “depression”.
“The usage of the medicines is prescribed by the doctors after viewing the condition of the patient. It will be completely unacceptable to say that these medicines were administered for depression,” a well known psychiatrist in Delhi informed IANS.
“While treating a patient, we need to look at the behaviour and many other aspects. Medicines are prescribed to correct the cycle where we view or find any disorder,” identified the physician, requesting anonymity.
The physician additionally identified that Lonazep is an anti-anxiety pill and it’s a generally used pill whereas Daxid is used for depression remedy. Quitipin is used for ideas, sleeps and variety of different remedies.
Similarly, Melatonin is used to enhance the sleep cycle and Modalert is really helpful for those that really feel sleepy within the morning. Etilaam is from the identical household of Lonazep, the physician mentioned.
Another senior physician additionally mentioned that wanting on the names of the medicines it can’t be concluded that these have been getting used particularly for depression.
He mentioned these medicines can be used for anxiousness and sleep issues.
“It is not so. All these medicines are meant for many other conditions. It is not a right way to look at it. Till the time details of the patient are shared one cannot determine or come to a conclusion that it was being used for treating depression,” the famous physician mentioned.
The CBI, Enforcement Directorate and the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) are investigating the reason for the demise of Sushant.
The CBI has questioned a number of folks together with Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, her father Indrajit, her brother Showik, Sushant’s ex-manager Shruti Modi, flatmate Siddharth Pithani, Sushant’s private employees Neeraj Singh, Keshav Bachne, Dipesh Sawant and lots of others.
The ED has additionally recorded the statements of a number of folks within the final one month.
Meanwhile, the NCB, which registered a case of drug abuse on the request from ED, arrested Showik and Pithani on Friday, whereas Sawant and others have been nabbed within the final one week.
The NCB can also be recording the assertion of Rhea at its workplace in Mumbai for the second time on Monday. She was quizzed for over six hours on Sunday by the drug enforcement company.