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Shortage of Amphotericin-B to be resolved soon – Shri Mansukh Mandaviya

Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers Shortage of Amphotericin-B to be resolved soon - Shri Mansukh Mandaviya5 more Pharma companies have got new

Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

Shortage of Amphotericin-B to be resolved soon – Shri Mansukh Mandaviya

5 more Pharma companies have got new Drug Approval for producing it in India within three days

Indian Companies placed orders for importing 6 lakh vials of Amphotericin- B

Posted On: 20 MAY 2021 7:03PM by PIB Delhi

Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya today announced that shortage of Amphotericin-B to be resolved soon. Amphotericin-B is used for the treatment of Mucormycosis.

https://twitter.com/mansukhmandviya/status/1395366089916260352?s=20

The Minister informed that within three days, 5 more Pharma companies have got new Drug Approval for producing it in India, in addition to the existing 6 pharma companies. The existing pharma companies have already started ramping up the production, he added.

He further informed that Indian Companies have also placed orders for importing 6 lakh vials of Amphotericin- B.

Shri Mandaviya said that Government is leaving no stone unturned to smoothen the situation.

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