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Glenmark’s antiviral drug Fabiflu to be used for Covid patients
The Hindu | 20/06/2020 03:55 PM | Click to read full article
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has on Friday, received manufacturing and marketing approval from India’s drug regulator, making FabiFlu the first oral Favipiravir-approved medication in India for the treatment of COVID-19. FabiFlu will be used for treating COVID-19 patients with mild to moderate symptoms and will be made available from today evening and by next week across the country.
The company has got approval under emergency category. Each tablet of 200 mg costs ₹103 and a strip containing 34 tablets has been priced at ₹3500.