India to set price caps for 51 blood pressure meds, antibiotics

06/23/2013 | Economic Times (India), The

India's National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority plans announce price limits for 51 essential medicines, which could make top-selling antibiotics and blood pressure medicines much cheaper. Prices for the most expensive antibiotics would have to be reduced by 30% to 60% under this second lot of notifications. The agency previously announced prices of 150 treatments using a market-based pricing formula.

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