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.
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..