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5 COVID-19 treatment medicines being used in India

            The whole world is hard-hit by the pandemic COVID-19, and to add to the woes, there is no evidence-based tested antidote. The affected patients are being treated with the medicines earlier approved for the other viral infections. The treatment protocols are being revised from time to time, based on the emerging evidence and arou

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Corona virus

Coronavirus: No need to panic but precautions and prevention

The precautions for fighting this deadly virus, which has caused the death of many in China, have been adopted worldwide. The virus has spread to many countries, including India. What must we do to prevent coronavirus?

Coronavirus is a large family of viruses that cause diseases ranging from common

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Life Saving Drugs

Over the decades, tremendous advancements have taken place in the field of pharmacy and medical science. The invention of life-saving drugs is one such innovation, that has changed the way medical science works and touches the lives of patients. In the recent past, three out of seven children would die at an early age just because appropriate medicines were not present to treat their ailments.

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India, the emerging hub of Vaccines in the world

The role of India in the generic medicines’ space

The production of any medicine, in any country, is very expensive. Thus, the consumers have to pay a huge amount to get the necessary medicine in their original form. This is what made the companies think of producing generic medicines which are the genuine copies of the original medicines. A generic medicine is

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Cold chain management for Pharmaceutical products

A major aspect of an efficient quality management system is the introduction and effective use of SOPs to document cold chain operations, and assure compliance to regulatory requirements and product quality standards.

Simply defined, a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is a comprehensive set of step-by-step instructions that are documented and followed by employees to carry out routi

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The role of India in the generic medicines’ space

The role of India in the generic medicines’ space

The production of any medicine, in any country, is very expensive. Thus, the consumers have to pay a huge amount to get the necessary medicine in their original form. This is what made the Companies should think of producing generic medicines which are the genuine copies of the original medicines. The generic me

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Changes in the role of pharmaceutical wholesalers in India

Like most industries in India, the pharmaceutical industries have undergone significant changes in the past decade. Thus, has the role of wholesalers in the supply chain. The pharmaceutical wholesalers in India are the key element for an efficient supply chain in the market. They are subject to a lot of activities including the purchase, wareho

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Cervical cancer

What is cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer develops in a woman's cervix (the entrance to the uterus from the vagina).

Its primary cause is the infection with high-risk human papilloma viruses (HPV).

Cervical cancer is caused by sexually acquired infection with certain types of human papilloma virus (HPV).

Although most infections with H

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THE GROWING PHARMACEUTICAL EXPORT

Pharmaceutical exports from the region have registered a growth of over 60 per cent this year as against the previous year led by higher orders and up-gradation in firms.

According to data from Development Commissioner Special Economic Zone (SEZ), exports from pharmaceutical firms in fiscal year 2018/19 stood at Rs 3,771.54 crore, up 67.62 Read more...