Tag: covid-19 treatment

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Fitch, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

Mumbai: Indian pharmaceutical corporations' gross sales will develop robustly within the monetary 12 months ending March 2022 (FY22) as gross sales normalise in classes affected by the pandemic in earlier 12 months, Fitch Ratings has stated.Most pharma corporations reported resilient working efficiency in FY21, benefitting from gradual stabilisation after 1Q FY21, geographical diversification and gross sales of pandemic-related medication.Fitch expects gross sales of medication used to deal with acute medical situations and elective procedures to proceed to recuperate in FY22. Gross sales in these classes fell in FY21 as journey restrictions lowered physician visits and hospitals prioritised Covid-19 treatment over elective procedures.Gross sales of a few of these merchandise are nonethele...
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Healthcare firm proprietor and pharma lab worker held in inter-state pretend Favipiravir racket, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

Mumbai: The proprietor of a Himachal Pradesh-based “healthcare company” and the worker of a pharma lab in Meerut have been arrested for hyperlinks to an inter-state ring concerned in promoting spurious Favipiravir tablets. The drug has been extensively used for Covid-19 treatment within the nation. The case has sparked concern amongst activists on spurious drugs which have reached sufferers. The medicine are believed to have been bought in Maharashtra and Gujarat.Performing on a tip-off, the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) had raided three wholesale drug sellers, two of them within the suburbs of Kandivali East and Goregaon East. Shares of Favimax 400 and 200 (Favipiravir tablets) and hydroxychloroquine tablets collectively price Rs 1.5 crore have been seized. Cartons during which the ...
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Gleneagles World HC collabs with Cipla; declares launch of Roche’s antibody cocktail in Chennai for early Covid therapy, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

Chennai: 'Gleneagles Global Health City' hospital in collaboration with Cipla on Friday introduced the launch of Roche’s antibody drug cocktail for early Covid-19 treatment in Chennai. The anti-body cocktail may also be obtainable at Gleneagles World’s Bengaluru and Hyderabad hospitals. Swiss pharma firm, Roche's product is a cocktail of two monoclonal antibodies (tailored antibodies created in laboratories) Casirivimab and Imdevimab. The drug has FDA emergency use approval for therapy of delicate to average Covid-19 sufferers with comorbidities who're at a excessive threat of getting severely unwell. India's Central Medicine Requirements Management Organisation (CDSCO) has additionally permitted the drug primarily based on the information filed with the US regulators in addition to contem...
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Spain’s PharmaMar says Covid-19 remedy drug exhibits medical efficacy in trials, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

Spain's PharmaMar stated on Wednesday the primary trials of its Aplidin drug on hospitalised patients with reasonable Covid-19 confirmed medical results and met security requirements.The outcomes of those first assessments allowed the corporate to safe Spanish regulatory approval to hold out a late-stage trial on sufferers in a Section III trial final month."The corporate has determined to share this information, which demonstrates the therapeutic potential of this drug, with your complete scientific and medical communities, together with sufferers," PharmaMar stated in an announcement.Britain's medical regulator authorised the trials two months in the past after the journal Science revealed a paper exhibiting the drug had encouraging antiviral outcomes throughout vitro testing.Aplidin is ...
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Covid-19: Declare of Chairman of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital – Remedesiwir can quickly be faraway from corona remedy protocol

Covid-19 Remedy: After the elimination of plasma remedy from Kovid's remedy protocol, now elimination of Remedisvir can also be being thought of. In line with the information company, no proof has been discovered of its effectiveness in treating Kovid-19 sufferers. Dr. DS Rana, chairperson of Ganga Ram Hospital, stated, "If we speak about different medicines used within the remedy of Kovid-19, there is no such thing as a such proof about Remadecivir that it really works within the remedy of Kovid-19. . " After plasma remedy, now the flip of RemedicivirDr. Rana stated on Tuesday, "Now we have seen within the final one yr that giving plasma doesn't make any distinction to the situation of the affected person or different individuals. Additionally, it's not simply access...
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First Batch of Anti-Covid Drug 2-DG to Be Launched on Monday: Officers

The primary batch of anti-COVID drug 2-DG, developed by the DRDO, will likely be launched on Monday by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Well being Minister Harsh Vardhan, officers stated. The Medication Controller Basic of India (DGCI) has permitted the oral drug for emergency use as an adjunct remedy in average to extreme coronavirus sufferers, the defence ministry stated earlier this month.The officers stated the primary batch of the drug will likely be launched by the 2 ministers at an occasion on the headquarters of the Defence Analysis and Improvement Organisation (DRDO) right here. The ministry, on May 8, stated the scientific trials of the drug, 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG), confirmed that it helps in a quicker restoration of hospitalised sufferers and reduces supplemental oxygen de...
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Centre allocates 40,000 imported Tocilizumab vials to States

The Central authorities has allotted to the States and Union Territories 40,000 out of the 45,000 vials of just lately imported drug Tocilizumab (80 mg energy) for remedy of COVID-19.It has put aside 5,000 vials for Union Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare, for distribution to central well being establishments beneath the Ministry’s management, in addition to for the Division of Prescription drugs in direction of provide to well being establishments beneath different ministries.The newest allocation follows the 9,900 vials (200 mg) of Tocilizumab it had made to the States/Union Territories and Central well being establishments nearly a fortnight in the past.The second lot of Tocilizumab arrived on May 10, a senior official every of the MoHFW and the Division of Prescription drug...
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Coronavirus live updates | DCGI approves section 2/3 medical trials of Covaxin on 2 to 18 years olds

India added 3,62,727 new coronavirus infections in a day taking the COVID-19 tally of cases to 2,37,03,665, whereas the demise toll rose to 2,58,317 with 4,120 day by day fatalities, in keeping with the Union Well being Ministry knowledge up to date on Thursday.The lively cases have elevated to 37,10,525 comprising 15.65% of the whole infections.The nationwide COVID-19 restoration fee has improved to 83.26%, the info up to date at 8 a.m. confirmed. The quantity of people that have recuperated from the illness surged to 1,97,34,823 whereas the case fatality fee was recorded at 1.09%, the info acknowledged.You'll be able to observe coronavirus cases, deaths and testing charges on the nationwide and State ranges here. A listing of State Helpline numbers is out there as properly:COVID-19 vacc...
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Streamline CSR funds for pandemic administration, says Metropolis-based economist D S Kate, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

Aurangabad: Metropolis-based economist D S Kate, who is likely one of the useful resource individuals related to the advocacy group Arthakranti, stated all CSR funds ought to be streamlined for pandemic management. In a letter to the prime minister’s workplace (PMO), Kate stated such a measure can assist the federal government reduce financial injury brought on by the outbreak.“Yearly, CSR funds are collected from all company corporations and are utilized underneath totally different heads. Nonetheless, throughout this pandemic, the CSR funds ought to be streamlined for Covid-19 treatment and associated welfare functions,” Kate stated. In an effort to encourage company corporations to spend the CSR quantity instantly, Kate stated the federal government ought to give these corporations sure...
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BIG aid for Covid 19 sufferers! Revenue Tax Dept permits hospitals, nursing properties to just accept money above Rs 2 lakh for corona remedy

Covid 19 remedy money cost restrict: In a serious aid to Covid 19 sufferers and their members of the family, the Revenue Tax Division has permitted hospitals and nursing properties to take money above Rs 2 lakh or extra for coronavirus remedy.  See Zee Enterprise Reside TV Streaming Beneath: "Granting additional aid in view of extreme Covid pandemic, provisions of part 269ST of  Revenue-tax Act,1961 relaxed by the Central Govt permits Hospitals/Medical amenities and many others. offering Covid remedy to sufferers to obtain money funds of Rs. 2 lakh or extra, " stated Revenue Tax India.  Granting additional aid in view of extreme Covid pandemic, provisions of part 269ST of Revenue-tax Act,1961 relaxed by the Central Govt.Permits Hospitals/Medical amenities and many others offering Covid re...