Prices slashed for 463 cancer drugs

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has invoked powers under Drugs (Prices Control) Order,2013 and brought 463 non-scheduled cancer medicines under price control.This will reduce the trage margin of the drug.The trade margin is the difference between the price at which the manufacturers sell to trade and the price that patients pay(maximum retail price). NPPA… Continue reading Prices slashed for 463 cancer drugs

Cancer drugs 87% cheaper after trade margin cap

Government has announced that maximum retail price(MRP) of 390 non-scheduled cancer medicines have been reduced by up to 87% Earlier,National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) had invoked powers under Drugs (Prices Control) Order, 2013 and brought 42 non-scheduled anti-cancer drugs under price control by capping trade margin at 30%. The trade margin is the difference between… Continue reading Cancer drugs 87% cheaper after trade margin cap