DRAP fixes prices of various life-saving drugs
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The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has fixed prices of 20 different life-saving drugs, reported 24NewSHD TV channel on Thursday.
The drugs which prices are fixed are used for treating cancer drugs, AIDS and blood pressure (different mgs).
The DRAP has released a formal notification regarding fixation of medicine prices after getting approval from the federal cabinet.
According to the notification, the price of drug treating lungs cancer was fixed at Rs172,320.
The price of breast cancer medicine was set at Rs199,741.
Moreover, Xlatan tablet 50mcg eye drops price was fixed at Rs1,519.
Meanwhile Zofran 8mg tablet price was set at Rs3,907.
Lastly, the price of Aclasta 100ml solution fixed at 27,514.
Reporter Kifayat Ali Shah