DRAP reduces Remdesivir injection price by Rs3,564
The Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP) has reduced the price of anti-viral drug Remdesivir injection for corona treatment, which helps in the treatment of coronavirus, by Rs3,564, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Thursday.
The Drug Regulatory Authority issued the SRO to reduce the price of the antiviral drug.
As per the Statutory Regulatory Orders (SRO), the price of Remdesivir 100mg per solution has been fixed at Rs 5,680. The SRO has been issued after the Federal Cabinet had approved the reduction in the price of the drug, the TV channel reported.
There will be two conditions for obtaining the prescribed MRP of Remdesivir, the TV channel reported.
The DRAP will print the MRP on the label of the packet under the Drug Labeling and Packing Rules 1986. The Drug Regulatory Authority had issued a formal advisory in this regard.
“Emergency use of Remdesivir has been allowed,” the TV channel reported.