On 28th December 2021, the Indian drug regulator Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation i.e. CDSCO has approved the Covid Antiviral Pill Molnupiravir for emergency use for the treatment of Mild to Moderate Covid-19 in India.
Through this page, you will get the complete information related to Covid Antiviral Pill Price, Usage, Who can take this Coronavirus Antiviral Drug and who cannot use this treatment, etc.
Covid Antiviral Pill launched in India – Check Price for a full 5-day course
Patients will be given a full five-day course at Rs. 1399. As per the recommended dose, the patient will be given two doses of Four Capsules in a day. That means, Total of 8 Tablets in one day and the course will continue for five days. At Rs. 1399, you will get 40 tablets of Molnuparavir. It means, one Covid Antiviral Pill will cost Rs. 35 only, making it the cheapest Covid antiviral drug in India.
In India, more than 12 companies will manufacture the Covid-19 Antiviral Pills. Pharmaceutical Companies like Hetero, Natco, Sun Pharma, and Dr. Reddy’s will soon launch their Covid Antiviral Pills between the price range of Rs. 1500 to Rs. 2500 for a complete 5-day course.
Important facts related to Covid Antiviral Drugs
India is not the only country that has given approval to the use of Molnupiravir for the treatment of the oral anti-covid pill. Earlier UK and USFDA have cleared this oral treatment for Covid-19 in adults with an oxygen level of 93% and who have a high risk of progression of the disease.
Now, we are telling you some important facts about Covid Antiviral Pills in India. Read these points carefully and you will get answers to all your questions related to Corona Antiviral Pills:
Covid Antiviral Drug can be used by adult patients only. Patients have blood oxygen levels of 93% and are at the high-risk progression of the Infection including hospitalization or death.
As of now, Molnupiravir Covid Antiviral Pills is not authorized to be used by patients less than 18 years old.
Patients are not allowed to take the pills for more than 5 days consecutively.
Patients can use this treatment at home after the prescription of an authorized doctor.
Dr. Reddy’s will soon launch Generic Covid Antiviral Pills at Rs. 35 per Capsule
Pharmaceutical Company Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. has announced that they will soon launch the generic version of Merck’s Covid-19 Antiviral Pill Molnupiravir. They will name it Molflu and they will launch this Covid Antiviral Drug at a very affordable price of Rs. 35 per capsule.
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