A say earlier, pharmaceutical companies have increased 45 per cent prices of various medicines
including the life-savings drugs.
The incumbent government, which claims to have betterment for the poor, even snatched the poor’s rights for treatment of their disease.
Following devaluation of the local currency and stringent Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) regulations, the medicines for the treatment of potentially deadly diseases have also been surged by Rs399.
It was reported that the price hike would impact the rate of many medicines, including the life-savings drugs such as medicines for heart ailments, brain diseases, cancer, children’s diseases and post-surgical drugs etc.
It also said that the price of Triforge, a medicine for heart ailment, has been increased from Rs186 to Rs485, and the price of a medicine for controlling blood sugar has been increased from the previous Rs272 to Rs460.
Meanwhile, the price of Erythrosine, a medicine for the treatment of throat-related diseases, has been increased from Rs548 to Rs921.
Moreover, the price of Concor, a medicine for the treatment of blood pressure, has been raised from Rs162 to Rs235. The cost of Disprin has been increased by Rs27.