Federal government announces reduction in medicine prices

Federal government announces reduction in medicine prices
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*ISLAMABAD – The federal government has announced a decrease in the prices of 78 medicines.*

According to a notification issued by the government, 75 percent increase in the prices of medicines under the hardship cases has been withdrawn.

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Moreover, nine percent increase in 50-75 percent medicines in the hardship cases.

The notification also announced withdrawal of the increase in the prices of blood pressure, heart, epilepsy, skin and emergency medicines.

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Pharmaceutical companies had increased the prices of medicines, citing their exorbitant expenditures. Prime Minister Imran Khan had taken notice of the increase in prices of medicines.

Economy