Remadecivir (symbolic picture)
The government has cut the price of Remdesivir useful in the treatment of corona by up to 50 percent.
7 manufacturers of Remedisvir in the country
Recently, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that there are seven manufacturers of Remedisvir in the country and their capacity is around 38.80 lakh units per month. According to the ministry, the Department of Pharmaceuticals is in touch with the domestic manufacturer to increase the production of the drug.
Due to Government’s intervention, the price of #Remdesivir Injection is now reduced!
Sadanand Gowda said – Government is taking all steps to increase the production of Remedisvir
Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister DV Sadanand Gowda said on Friday that the government was taking all steps to increase the production of Remedesivir to increase its availability in the country. He said that within the last five days a total of 6.69 lakh remediesvir injection vials have been made available to various states and union territories.
Gowda had tweeted and said, “The government is taking all necessary steps to expand the production facilities of Remedisvir and increase their capacity and availability.”
In another tweet, Gowda said, “After the intervention of the government, the major manufacturer of RemdesiVer has voluntarily reduced its price from Rs. 5,400 to less than Rs. 3,500 from April 15, 2021. This will support Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s fight against Kovid-19.