NPPA fixes retail price of 13 formulations

NPPA fixes retail price of 13 formulations - 09-02-2021

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NPPA Price of drugs

Last Updated on February 12, 2021 by The Health Master

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has fixed retail prices of three formulations under Drugs Prices Control Order (DPCO) – 2013 vide notification no. S. O. 575(E) dt 09-02-2021.

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DPCO NPPA

These formulations are as under:

Table

Sl. No.Name of the Formulation / Brand NameStrengthUnitManufacturer & Marketing CompanyRetail Price (Rs.)
(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)
    1.  Rosuvastatin + Aspirin CapsuleEach Capsule contains: Rosuvastatin Calcium IP eq. to Rosuvastatin 20mg Aspirin IP 150mg (as enteric coated)    1 Capsule  M/s Sun Pharma Laboratories Limited8.09
  2.  Moxifloxacin Eye DropsComposition: Moxifloxacin hydrochloride IP eq. to Moxifloxacin 0.5%w/v  1 MLM/s East African (India) Overseas / M/s Alkem Laboratories Ltd.21.87
      3.    Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) + Zinc Chewable TabletEach uncoated Chewable tablet contains: Ascorbic Acid IP 100mg Sodium Ascorbate IP 450mg eq. to Ascorbic Acid 400mg Zinc Citrate USP eq. to Elemental Zinc 5mg      1 Tablet  M/s Akums Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Ltd. / M/s Koye Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.3.82
  4.Telmisartan, Cilnidipine and Chlorthalidone TabletEach film coated tablet contains: Telmisartan IP 40mg, Cilnidipine IP 10mg, Chlorthalidone IP 6.25mg  1 TabletM/s Synokem Pharmaceuticals Ltd. / M/s Obsurge Biotech Ltd.11.36
  5.Pantoprazole Dual- Release Gastro- Resistant TabletEach Dual-release Gastro- resistant tablet contains: Pantoprazole Sodium IP eq. to Pantoprazole 80mg  1 TabletM/s Alkem Healthscience / M/s Alkem Laboratories Ltd.16.48
6.Rosuvastatin + Clopidogrel TabletEach Film coated tablet contains: Rosuvastatin Calcium IP eq. to Rosuvastatin 20mg, Clopidogrel Bisulphate IP eq. to Clopidogrel 75mg1 TabletM/s Pure and Cure Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. / M/s Sun Pharma Laboratories Limited16.97
    7.  Rosuvastatin + Clopidogrel TabletEach Film coated tablet contains: Rosuvastatin Calcium IP eq. to Rosuvastatin 20mg, Clopidogrel Bisulphate IP eq. to Clopidogrel 75mg    1 TabletM/s Pure and Cure Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. / M/s Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.16.97
  8.Mefanamic acid + Paracetamol Suspension (Pyremol- MF)Each 5ml contains: Mefanamic Acid IP 100mg Paracetamol IP 250mg  1 MLM/s Vivimed Labs Ltd. /M/s Alembic Pharmaceuticals Lmited0.66
    9.  Vildagliptin + Metformin Hydrochloride (SR) TabletEach uncoated bilayered tablet contains: Vildagliptin 50mg, Metformin Hydrochloride IP 500mg (As sustained release form)    1 TabletM/s Exemed Pharmaceuticals / M/s Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited6.86
    10.  Vildagliptin + Metformin Hydrochloride (SR) TabletEach uncoated bilayered tablet contains: Vildagliptin 50mg, Metformin Hydrochloride IP 1000mg (As sustained release form)    1 TabletM/s Exemed Pharmaceuticals / M/s Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited7.51
    11.  Vildagliptin + Metformin Hydrochloride (SR) TabletEach uncoated bilayered tablet contains: Vildagliptin 50mg, Metformin Hydrochloride IP 500mg (As sustained release form)    1 Tablet  M/s Mascot Health Series Pvt. Ltd. / M/s Alkem Laboratories Limited6.86
    12.  Vildagliptin + Metformin Hydrochloride (SR) TabletEach uncoated bilayered tablet contains: Vildagliptin 50mg, Metformin Hydrochloride IP 1000mg (As sustained release form)    1 Tablet  M/s Mascot Health Series Pvt. Ltd. / M/s Alkem Laboratories Limited7.51
13.Azathioprine TabletEach film coated Tablet contains: Azathioprine IP 75mg1 TabletM/s RPG Life Sciences Limited14.17

The manufacturer of above mentioned formulations i.e. “new drug” under paragraph 2(u) of the DPCO, 2013 shall fix the retail price as specified in column (6) of the table hereinabove.

The manufacturer may add Goods and Services Tax only if they have paid actually or it is payable to the Government on the retail price mentioned in column (6) of the above said table.

The retail price for a pack of the aforesaid formulation shall be arrived at by the concerned manufacturer in accordance with the retail price specified in column (6) of the above table as per provisions contained in paragraph 11 of the DPCO, 2013. The manufacturer shall issue a Price List in Form–V from date of Notification as per paragraph 24 of the DPCO, 2013 to NPPA through IPDMS and submit a copy to State Drug Controller and dealers.

As per para 24(4) of DPCO 2013, every retailer and dealer shall display Price List and the supplementary price list, if any, as furnished by the manufacturer, on a conspicuous part of the premises where he carries on business in a manner so as to be easily accessible to any person wishing to consult the same.


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The above mentioned retail price is applicable only to the individual manufacturer / marketer as mentioned above i.e. who have applied for the same by submitting Form-I for price fixation / revision as stipulated under DPCO, 2013 and subject to fulfilment of all the applicable statutory requirements as laid down by the Govt. under relevant statutes/ rules, including manufacturing license permission from the Competent Authority i.e. the Central/State Licensing Authority, as may be applicable, by the concerned manufacturer/marketing companies.

In case the retail price of any of the aforesaid formulations is not complied with, as per instant price notification and notes specified hereinabove, then the concerned manufacturer/marketing company shall be liable to deposit the overcharged amount along with the interest thereon under the provisions of the DPCO, 2013 read with the Essential Commodities Act, 1955.

Consequent to the issue of ceiling price of such formulation as specified in column (2) of the above table in this notification, the price order(s) fixing ceiling or retail price, if any, issued prior to the above said date of notification, stand(s) superseded.


Also read:

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