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Indian Essential Drugs List Heralds Price Caps On Hep C Products

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Executive Summary

India has announced its national list of essential medicines (NLEM) 2015, which covers a total of 376 drugs across 30 therapeutic segments, including those such as sofosbuvir, pegylated interferon alfa 2a and 2b, raltegravir, trastuzumab, and rituximab, as against 348 medicines across 27 segments listed in NLEM 2011.

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