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NPPA brings 39 more drugs under cost check


  • The government has brought 39 more drugs used to treat various diseases under price control as part of its efforts to make medicines affordable in the country.
  • As per the notification, the prices of formulations including Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride, Cefotaxime, Paracetamol, Domperidone and Metformin+Glimepiride have been fixed.
  • The latest move of the government will impact various pharmaceutical companies.
  • The new medicines are the latest additions to the price control list, which covers over 500 drugs.
  • At present, the government caps prices of essential drugs based on the simple average of all medicines in a particular therapeutic segment with sales of more than 1 per cent.



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