Favipiravir, an antiviral medication developed in Japan, is currently the subject of 18 trials around the world as a potential treatment for Covid-19.
Found from another articleGlenmark said Saturday that the drug will be sold in a strip of 34 tablets with a dose strength of 200 mg for a maximum course of 14 days. The drug is priced at Rs 3,500, approximately Rs 103 per tablet.
This comes out to ₹ 6,695.Priced at Rs 3,500 for a pack of 34 tablets (Rs 103 per tablet), the dosage is 200 mg X 9 tablets on the day one and 200 mg X 4 tablets a day for 14 days of the treatment.
According to me, the cost comes to ₹12, 566 but chalo ... nice round off till 14k.Fabiflu, available as a 200 mg tablet, has been priced at Rs 103 per tablet. A strip of 34 tablets will cost Rs 3,500 to the patients. The recommended dosage duration has been fixed for 14 days. On day 1, a dose of 1,800 mg twice a day is recommended, followed by 800 mg twice a day from day 2 up to 14th day. The full 14 day treatment cycle will cost Rs 14,000 to patients.
i am guessing you are not paying less money for medicines when you are hospitalized compared to when you are notNil GST on Medicines used during Hospitalization