DRAP Raises Maximum Prices for 25 Life-Saving Drugs
LAHORE MIRROR – The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP), has increased the prices of 25 newly introduced drugs nationwide.
According to the details, the government fixed the maximum price of 25 new drugs, after which the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) issued a notification to fix the prices of 25 newly introduced medicines.
According to DRAP sources, a total of 25 medicines have been subjected to price regulations.
This comprehensive list encompasses injections, pills, inhalers, syrups, new salt compositions, various formulations, and strength variations.
Insight from these sources further highlights that the pricing for an array of critical medical treatments has been determined. These include lung and breast cancer medications, anti-allergic pills, solutions, antibiotic solutions, inhalers, painkillers, and injections.
In a similar vein, the prices for essential medications addressing diabetes, blood cancer, joint diseases, malaria, hepatitis B, stomach worms, blood pressure, and blood vessel dilation have all been firmly established.
The maximum price for pack of 10 Zerbaxa powder has been set at Rs153,566, a pack of 30 Lorviqua 25mg tablets will have a price of Rs276,857, while the pack of 30 for the 100mg tablet will be sold for RsRs.846,857.
A pack of seven Ibrance tablets will be sold for Rs74,510 for the 75mg, 100mg and 125 mg variants.
Inhalere (Turbohaler) will be sold Rs1,389 (400mcg) and Rs833 (200mcg).
Paracetamol’s pack of 20 tablets can now be sold for a maximum of Rs192.
A pack of 50 Bilastine tablets will be sold for Rs1,723 while Rupatadine solution can be sold for a maximum of Rs.207 (60ml) Rs.406 (120ml). A pack of 30 Alogliptin tablets will carry a maximum price of Rs650.
The maximum price for Trelagliptin has been fixed at Rs10,263 (50mg) and Rs17,105 (100mg). A pack of 10 Tofacitinib tablets can be sold for Rs26,710.
Polivy injections can now be priced upto Rs320,000. Ibuprofen lysine injections will be sold for Rs103.
A pack of 500 Chloroquine Phosphate tablets will be sold for Rs1,006, while Etanercept vials will be sold for Rs26,400. Albendazole Tablets will carry a maximum price of Rs1,267 for a pack of 60.
A single vial of Hepatitis-B Immunoglobulins injection can now be priced up to Rs10,275.
A pack of 10 Irbesartan + Amlodipine tablets will be sold for Rs838 (105mg) and Rs956 (110mg).
A single vial of Bortezomib injection can now be sold for upto Rs17,513.