Thanks to the Awareness of Generic Medicine by Satayameva Jayate Episode and Strict Patent Rule by the Govt. Of India, with Support from the Drug Major Cipla, The Cancer Patients will get a relief from High cost Cancer Medicines. Cipla is said to be Slashing Price of Life Saving Cancer Treatment Drugs.
- Erlocip will now cost Rs 9,900 for thirty tablets against its earlier price of Rs 27,000
- Docetax used for treating breast cancer, head & neck cancer, gastric cancer and bladder cancer will now cost Rs 1,650 instead of Rs 3,300
- Capegard cancer drug that treats breast, colon and colorectal cancer will now be available at Rs 600 for 10 tablets instead of Rs 1,200
Notable is the fact that Indian Pharma Company NATCO was allowed to sell the drug at a price not exceeding Rs 8,880 for a pack of 120 tablets , which otherwise cost a Wooping Rs 2.8 Lakh when directly sold by the German Patented NEXAVAR DRUG.