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COVID19 Fight: India Has Got 3L Remdesivir Vials, Over 6K O2 Concentrators From Abroad
India's Remdesivir Production Capacity Increased To 122.49 Lakh Vials Per Month In June: Govt

Further, in order to supplement the availability of Remdesivir manufactured in the country, the export of Remdesivir injection and Remdesivir API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) was prohibited from April 11, 2021.

Remdesivir, Hydroxychloroquine Show No Antiviral Effect Against COVID-19: Study
Remdesivir, Hydroxychloroquine Show No Antiviral Effect Against COVID-19: Study

There was a significant decrease in SARS-CoV-2 load in the oropharynx during the first week in all treatment groups, with similar decreases in 10-day viral loads.

Bombay HC Directs Maha Govt To Scrutinise Roles Of Sonu Sood, MLA Zeeshan In Procuring Anti-COVID Dr
Bombay HC Directs Maha Govt To Scrutinise Roles Of Sonu Sood, MLA Zeeshan In Procuring Anti-COVID Drugs

"Sonu Sood had received the drugs from several pharmacies located inside the private Lifeline Care Hospital in Goregaon. Pharma company Cipla had supplied Remdesivir to these pharmacies and inquiry into it was still going on," Kumbhakoni said.

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Protocols For Covid Management In Children: No Remdesivir, 6-Minute Walk Test & More, Check Details

With experts expressing concerns on the risk to children in the event of a third outbreak of the Covid pandemic in the country, the government has come out with comprehensive guidelines for the management of COVID-19 among children. 

Remdesivir Production Will Be Up From 38.80 Lakh Units/Month To 74 Lakh Units/Month By May: MHA
COVID19: Remdesivir Production Scaled Up To 1.19 Crore Vials Per Month

With the accelerated approval of 38 additional manufacturing sites, the number of approved manufacturing sites of Remdesivir in the country has increased from 22 to 60.

Remdesivir Allocated Till May 23 To States/UTs
Remdesivir Allocated Till May 23 To States/UTs

Considering the requirement of Remdesivir in every state and ensuring its adequate availability, Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilisers D.V Sadananda Gowda on Sunday announced the allocation of Remdesivir and said a substantial increase has been made in overall production and allocation of the drug,

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3L Remdesivir, Other Foreign Medical Aid Dispatched To States: Govt

Global aid comprising of over 6,000 Oxygen concentrators, cylinders, generation plants and more than three lakh Remdesivir vials have been dispatched to states and UTs in their fight against Covid-19, Union Health Ministry said on Monday.

Fake Drug Rackets On The Prowl In Rural Areas; Cheap Antibiotics Sold As Remdesivir
Fake Drug Rackets On The Prowl In Rural Areas; Cheap Antibiotics Sold As Remdesivir

New Delhi: Beware of fake life-saving drugs. Instead of Remdesivir, which is required for critically ill Covid patients, similar-looking vials of Monocef or Zetri, a low-cost antibiotic injection, are being…

Remdesivir Production Will Be Up From 38.80 Lakh Units/Month To 74 Lakh Units/Month By May: MHA
Remdesivir Production Increased To 1.05 Cr Vials A Month: Mandaviya

New Delhi: The production of Remdesivir has gone up nearly three times to 1.05 crore vials per month as the government works hard to enhance the availability of the antiviral…

Health Ministry Issues Revised Guidelines For Home Isolation, Warns Against Remdesivir Use
Health Ministry Issues Revised Guidelines For Home Isolation, Warns Against Remdesivir Use

New Delhi: The decision to administer Remdesivir or use any other investigational therapy must be taken by a medical professional and the drug must be administered only in a hospital…

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Covid Second Wave: Shortage Of ‘Remdesivir’ In Odisha, Says Drugs Controller

Bhubaneswar: After several states, Odisha is now facing a shortage of Remdesivir injection used in the treatment for COVID-19. Admitting the scarcity in the stocks of the essential medicine, Drugs…

Remdesivir Production Will Be Up From 38.80 Lakh Units/Month To 74 Lakh Units/Month By May: MHA
Remdesivir Production Will Be Up From 38.80 Lakh Units/Month To 74 Lakh Units/Month By May: MHA

New Delhi: The Union home ministry said several steps have been taken to augment the production and supply of Remdesivir injections from 38.80 lakh units per month to 74 lakh…

COVID19: Pharma Firms Ramping Production Of Remdesivir To Meet Demand
Centre Allocates Remdesivir Supply To 19 States Including Odisha With High Covid Burden

New Delhi: Addressing shortages of Remdesivir in certain regions of the country, the Central government on Wednesday made interim allocation of the key anti-viral drug for 19 states/Union Territories for…

COVID19 Vaccine: Govt Waives Import Duty On Remdesivir, Its APIs
COVID19 Vaccine: Govt Waives Import Duty On Remdesivir, Its APIs

New Delhi: Amid surging COVID-19 cases in the country, the government on Tuesday waived customs duty on Remdesivir, its raw materials and other components used to make the antiviral drug.…

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Remdesivir Production Adequate, Export Banned Precautionary: Amit Shah

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said that the production of the life saving drug Remdesivir is ‘adequate’ and as a precautionary measure its export has been banned.…

Covaxin Production To Increase 10 Times By September: Union Health Minister
Covaxin Production To Increase 10 Times By September: Union Health Minister

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said there will be a 10 times rise in Covaxin vaccine production by September while manufacture of remdesivir jabs, an anti-viral…

COVID19: Pharma Firms Ramping Production Of Remdesivir To Meet Demand
Govt Slashes Remdesivir MRP By Half, With Retro-Effect

Mumbai: Spelling huge relief for lakhs of Covid-19 patients, the government has slashed the prices of the ‘life-saver’ Remdesivir injection by nearly 50 per cent, to MRP Rs 2,450 per…

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DCGI Alerted About Black Marketing Of Remdesivir

New Delhi: The government has been alerted about the massive black marketing of Covid drug Remdesivir, which according to some evidence is selling for as high as Rs 50,000, over…

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WHO Warns Against Use Of Remdesivir Drug For Covid-19 Treatment

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday warned that the antiviral drug remdesivir should not be used to treat Covid-19 patients no matter how ill they are as there is no evidence it works. “The panel found a lack of evidence that remdesivir improved outcomes that matter to patients such as reduced mortality, need […]

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COVID-19: US Gives Full Approval For Antiviral Remdesivir Drug

Washington: US regulators have given full approval for the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat the Covid-19 patients in hospitals. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Veklury, the drug’s brand name, cut the recovery time on average by five days during clinical trials. “Veklury is the first treatment for COVID-19 to receive FDA approval,” […]

Covid-19: Odisha Sets Milestone, Administers Plasma To 1000 Patients
Yet To Receive Official Statement On Plasma Therapy, Remdesivir: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: Amid the confusion over the use of plasma therapy and Remdesivir for treating COVID-19 patients, Odisha Health Secretary Pradipta Mohapatra today clarified that the State is yet to receive any official statement from ICMR related to the ineffectiveness of the therapy or the use of the anti-viral drug in treating the infected patients. The […]

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SC: Centre's nod for Remdesivir and Favipiravir for Covid-19, asks petitioner to study rules

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 […]

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COVID Drugs: Retail Sale Of Remdesivir, Fevipiravir Allowed In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Directorate of Drugs Control, Odisha today allowed the retail sale of Covid-19 drugs Remdesivir and Fevipiravir as per the directives of the Drugs Controller General India (DCGI). However, both the COVID drugs will be sold on certain conditions. DCGI has directed that the Fevipiravir tablets and Remdesivir injectable formulation will be sold under […]

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COVID-19 Drug: Zydus Cadila Launches India's Cheapest Remdesivir Version

New Delhi: Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Thursday said it has launched Remdesivir under the brand name Remdac, used to treat patients suffering from severe symptoms of COVID-19, in the Indian market. Priced at Rs 2,800 per 100 mg vial, Remdac is the most economical Remdesivir brand in India, Zydus Cadila said in a regulatory […]

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Mylan Launches Remdesivir Supply In India Under 'DESREM' Name

Bengaluru: Global pharmaceutical company Mylan on Monday announced the commercial launch of the generic version of Gilead Sciences’s antiviral drug remdesivir under the brand name ‘DESREM’ in India to address urgent needs amid Covid-19. Available at a price of Rs 4,800 per 100mg vial, the drug costs more than 80 per cent less than the […]