Apollo Pharmacy licensed to retail Swine flu medicine

Apollo Pharmacy licensed to retail Swine flu medicine

New Delhi: Apollo Pharmacy said on Tuesday it has received licence from the national health regulator Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for selling Oseltamivir capsules, used in the treatment of Swine Flu (HINI A Influenza).

The drug is listed under Schedule-X of the Drug and Cosmetic Act 2008, Apollo Pharmacy said in a statement.

The pharmacy chain has also launched a round-the-clock helpline across the country for providing the facility of home delivery of the drug, the company said.

“To ensure easy availability of the medicine, Apollo Pharmacy has also introduced 24X7 helpline numbers to assist in home delivery as well as to provide relevant information on drug procurement and disease management," Apollo Pharmacy director Shobana Kamineni said.

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