Shortage of Amphotericin-B to be resolved soon – Shri Mansukh Mandaviya

IAS Prelims 2023

Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya today announced that shortage of Amphotericin-B to be resolved soon. Amphotericin-B is used for the treatment of Mucormycosis.

The Minister informed that within three days, 5 more Pharma companies have got new Drug Approval for producing it in India, in addition to the existing 6 pharma companies. The existing pharma companies have already started ramping up the production, he added.

He further informed that Indian Companies have also placed orders for importing 6 lakh vials of Amphotericin- B.

Shri Mandaviya said that Government is leaving no stone unturned to smoothen the situation.



    Source PIB