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  1. 39 more drugs brought under price control by government

39 more drugs brought under price control by government

The government has brought 39 more drugs under the price control regime as a part of its efforts to make medicines affordable in the country.

By: | Published: July 18, 2015 4:50 AM

The government has brought 39 more drugs under the price control regime as a part of its efforts to make medicines affordable in the country.

These drugs include the ones to treat diseases such as diabetes and digestive disorders.

As per the notification of National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), the prices of formulations, including Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride, Cefotaxime, Paracetamol, Domperidone and Metformin+Glimepiride have been fixed.

The new medicines are the latest additions to the price control list, which covers over 500 drugs.

Earlier in May, NPPA had capped the prices of 30 formulation packs, including those used to treat diseases such as tuberculosis and asthma.

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