Jul 02, 2021 11:00 AM IST
The drug price regulation authority said that the "one-time price increase" of 50 percent is an "exceptional measure."
- Jun 16, 2021 07:04 PM IST
The NPPA is mandated to fix and revise the prices of controlled bulk drugs and formulations, and to enforce prices and availability of the medicines in the country.
- Apr 21, 2021 10:59 PM IST
The production capacity of domestic Remdesivir manufacturers has been ramped up keeping in mind the sudden surge in demand in the country.
- May 25, 2020 09:50 PM IST
N-95 masks were earlier being sold in the market for Rs 150 to 300 per unit and after the advisory by the the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), prices have been cut.
- Apr 01, 2020 06:22 PM IST
The drug regulator has also sought details of stock in hand of these items at the retail level –pharmacies, drug and chemist stores, amid fears of hoarding by retailers, producers and even wealthy individuals.
- Mar 27, 2020 10:26 PM IST
The government on Wednesday had banned export of anti-malarial drug hydroxycloroquine, with immediate effect to ensure sufficient availability of the medicine in the domestic market.
- Mar 13, 2020 05:22 PM IST
NPPA Chairman Shubhra Singh on March 12 met representatives of pharmaceutical industry associations on the issue of availability of critical active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs).
- Dec 18, 2019 11:02 AM IST
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- Jul 22, 2019 01:43 PM IST
The Indian Council of Medical Research may finalise the list after meeting stakeholders on July 26.
- May 20, 2019 12:05 PM IST
This was the second time the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has capped trade margins on anti-cancer drugs
- Aug 16, 2018 03:52 PM IST
The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) said while the retail price of 72 scheduled formulations has been fixed, that of 9 has been revised.
- Jun 30, 2018 12:07 PM IST
NPPA will initiate action on any complaint within 48 hrs of its receipt
- Mar 10, 2018 06:36 PM IST
Inflated margins and price gouging are quite prevalent in Indian private healthcare market.
- Mar 04, 2018 11:42 AM IST
This is in order to monitor the price movement of 19 medical devices out of 23 medical devices notified as drugs under the Drugs and Cosmetics Acts, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) said in a memorandum.
- Feb 21, 2018 12:11 PM IST
The NPPA said four hospitals in Delhi and NCR have been overpricing diagnostics, consumables and devices.
- Feb 20, 2018 07:23 PM IST
The margin on procurement price of the drug used in emergency cases for treatment of potentially life-threatening low blood pressure was 1,192 percent.
- Feb 13, 2018 08:48 AM IST
Prices of Drug Releasing Stents -- small wire-mesh structures used to treat blocked arteries -- have been slashed to 27,890 rupees ($433.82), from 30,180 rupees, the National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority of India said in a statement.
- Jan 23, 2018 09:59 PM IST
The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has also revised the ceiling price of Metronidazole injection used for the treatment of the bacterial infections.
- Nov 24, 2017 02:37 PM IST
In separate notifications, the drug price regulator said it has notified ceiling prices of 13 formulations, while revising the same for 15 formulations.
- Sep 26, 2017 03:12 PM IST
The company had earlier this month approached the National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority (NPPA) to discontinue Xience Alpine stent following capping of prices of medical devices by the drug price regulator.
- Sep 22, 2017 11:11 AM IST
The move comes almost a month after Abbott announced that it has halted sales of the next-generation dissolvable stents due to low commercial sales of the product.
- Sep 21, 2017 07:29 AM IST
A look at top cues from the domestic and international markets that could have a bearing on D-Street today.
- Sep 18, 2017 09:57 PM IST
India's drug pricing regulator has not been pulling its punches with the medical devices industry, be it with price controls on knee implants or coronary stents. Now, it is ready to kick this battle up a notch.
- Aug 25, 2017 08:02 PM IST
Hospitals that have been named in the list include Rockland Hospital (Delhi), Moolchand Medcity (Delhi), Apex Multi Speciality Hospital (Varanasi & Mumbai), Vijaya Hospitals (Chennai) and Sahara Hospital (Lucknow).