Following the seizure of huge quantity of fake anti-covid drugs in Cuttack, people in various towns including in Berhampur city are panicked in apprehension of circulation of fake drugs in their home town.
A day after the State Drugs Control squad seized huge quantities of fake anti-covid drugs 'Favipiravir' in Cuttack, the State Health department has ordered a probe into the incident on Saturday.
Major consignments were received on May 23 and May 24 from United Arab Emirates (UAE), Singapore, Ontario (Canada), US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) and Nestle (Swiss India Chamber of Commerce). The foreign relief aid includes 20 oxygen concentrators, 540 oxygen cylinders and 536 ventilators or Bi-PAP or CPAP.
Mumbai: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals on Saturday launched antiviral drug Favipiravir for treatment of mild-to-moderate Covid-19 cases after it received the Indian drug regulator’s approval. It will be available under the brand name FabiFlu as a prescription-based medication for Rs 103 per tablet, with a recommended dose of 1,800 mg twice a day on day 1 and […]
New Delhi: Drug firm Glenmark Pharmaceuticals on Monday said it has cut price of its antiviral drug Favipiravir under the brand name FabiFlu, for the treatment of patients with mild to moderate COVID-19, by 27 per cent to Rs 75 per tablet. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals had launched FabiFlu last month at a price of Rs 103 […]
New Delhi: In a strong rebuttal to the drug regulator, Glenmark Pharma said it has been at the receiving end of careless, unsubstantiated allegations that are devoid of merits related to Covid drug, Fabiflu. In a reply to V.G. Somani, Directorate General of Health Services, Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation, Glenmark has responded to allegations […]
Mumbai: Drug maker Cipla Ltd. on Friday said it has received regulatory approval from Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for the launch of Favipiravir in the country under the brand name Ciplenza to treat mild to moderate Covid-19 patients. Favipiravir is an off-patent, oral antiviral drug that has been shown to hasten clinical recovery […]
New Delhi: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on Tuesday announced the launch of Favipiravir, under brand name FluGuard, at Rs 35 per tablet for the treatment of mild to moderate cases of Covid-19 in India. Favipiravir is an oral anti-viral treatment approved in India for the potential treatment of patients with mild to moderate Covid-19 disease. […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the Centre has framed rules on drugs clinical trial and there is also an approval on the use of Remdesivir and Favipiravir as medicines to treat Covid-19. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde and comprising Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian, citing the […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government’s Technical Advisor on COVID-19, Dr Jayant Panda on Monday said that the patients in home isolation can now get the antiviral drug, Favipiravir. The distribution of the drug will start in three cities- Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Puri. He said that if Favipiravir is taken in the initial stage of a patient developing […]
London: The flu drug favipiravir has shown promise in preventing Covid-19 infection in rodents when administered in high doses, says a study. Further research will have to determine whether humans can tolerate a high dose of favipiravir, favipiravir — a broad-spectrum antiviral drug used in Japan to treat influenza — for four to five days. […]