NPPA fixes retail price of 3 formulations

NPPA) has fixed retail prices of three (3) formulations under Drugs Prices Control Order (DPCO) – 2013 vide notification no. S. O. 1235(E) dt 17-03-2021.

NPPA Price of drugs

Last Updated on March 20, 2021 by The Health Master

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has fixed retail prices of three (3) formulations under Drugs Prices Control Order (DPCO) – 2013 vide notification no. S. O. 1235(E) dt 17-03-2021.

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These formulations are as under:


Sl. No.Name of the Formulation / Brand NameStrengthUnitManufacturer & Marketing CompanyRetail Price (Rs.)
1.  Prasugrel Hydrochloride + Aspirin CapsuleEach capsule contains: Prasugrel Hydrochloride 10 mg (as film coated), Aspirin 75 mg (as enteric coated)  1 Capsule  M/s Torrent Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.20.16
2.Insulin Human InjectionInsulin Human Injection, 200IU/ml1 MLM/s Wockhardt Ltd106.65
3.Isophene Insulin Human Suspension + Insulin Human Injection70% Isophene Insulin Human Suspension and 30% Insulin Human Injection, 200IU/ml  1 ML  M/s Wockhardt Ltd106.65

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.

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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.

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