Drug prices

Government forms panel to make drugs more affordable

Government forms panel to make drugs more affordable

The committee would also review the scope of Drugs (Price Control) Order 2013 (DPCO 2013) and suggest ways for strengthening the regulatory provisions of the order.
 

Aug 08, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
Major price cut in cancer, diabetic drugs: Regulator

Major price cut in cancer, diabetic drugs: Regulator

The prices of other important cancer drugs, such as Nanoxel (Rs 1,035) and Frastim (Rs 1,273) have been slashed by 55 per cent and 51 per cent respectively.

Mar 06, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
'Govt must scale up production of active ingredients of drugs'

'Govt must scale up production of active ingredients of drugs'

The Centre should scale up the production of active ingredients used in drugs to meet the country's need, a government institute has said after it found that over 95 percent of the samples examined during a survey were sourced from China.

Feb 26, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
Donald Trump's push for lower drug prices to benefit Indian pharma

Donald Trump's push for lower drug prices to benefit Indian pharma

Indian pharmaceutical sector is likely to gain, rather than being impacted, as the new US President Donald Trump aims to reduce drug prices since the country's generic medicines are already affordable, according to industry players.

Jan 26, 2017, 11:15 AM IST