The cost of a drug created in Russia for coronavirus disclosed

The cost of a drug created in Russia for coronavirus disclosed

The cost of the drug against coronavirus, which was being created in Russia, became known. This is a drug called “Areplivir”, reports RT.

The cost of a drug created in Russia for coronavirus disclosed

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This information was shared by Andrey Mladentsev, who is the general director of the Promomed company. The retail price tag for the drug aimed at protecting against COVID-19 will be more than 12.2 thousand rubles. At the same time, he clarified that the retail price of the medicine should not differ too much from that provided by state supplies.

One package of the drug for coronavirus infection will contain 40 tablets of 200 mg each. Drugs should be dispensed in pharmacies only if there is an appropriate prescription signed by a doctor. Areplivir is an analogue of Favipiravir, created in Japan, which is used against the symptoms of COVID-19.

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