Prices of several medicines slashed


The costs of a number of medicines have been revised by means of the Extraordinary Gazette issued by Minister of Well being Keheliya Rambukwella on June 15, 2023.

Accordingly, the costs of 60 forms of medicines have been diminished by 16% as per the related gazette, which shall be in impact from at present onwards.

In the meantime, the Ministry of Well being said that any producer or importer shall not promote any sort of medication talked about within the related Extraordinary Gazette at a value greater than the utmost retail value specified within the Gazette.

Each dealer, distributor, pharmacist, medical practitioner, dentist, veterinary surgeon, medical establishment together with a personal medical establishment, pharmacy or one that or which is in possession of the Scheduled Medicines for the aim of sale shall keep the value of the Scheduled Medicines on the most retail value or revised retail value whichever is much less as talked about within the related Extraordinary Gazette, it added.

Accordingly, the costs of 60 forms of important medicines together with Paracetamol, Amoxicillin, Aspirin, Thyroxine and Glipizide have been diminished with impact from at present.

Nonetheless, the Authorities Medical Officers’ Affiliation (GMOA) says that the costs of medicines ought to additional be revised to offer concession to the general public relative to the rise within the costs of medicines that occurred just lately.

The listing of amended costs of medicines is under;


Extraordinary Gazette by Adaderana Online on Scribd



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