DRDO’s 2DG anti-COVID-19 drug priced at Rs. 990 per sachet

DRDO’s 2DG anti-COVID-19 drug has been priced at Rs. 990 per sachet by Dr Reddy’s lab.

AIR correspondent quoting government officials reports, that Central and State Government hospitals would be provided with the medicine at a discounted price.

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that 10,000 sachets of the anti-COVID drug will be available in the market.

The 2-DG (2-deoxy-D-glucose), an anti-COVID-19 therapeutic application of the drug has been developed by the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), a lab of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), in collaboration with Dr Reddys Laboratories (DRL), Hyderabad.

The second batch of anti-COVID drug 2-DG was released by the manufacturer on Thursday.


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