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2-DG: DRDO’s Covid-19 drug to be available for Rs 900, commercial launch in mid-June

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2-DG: DRDO’s Covid-19 drug to be available for Rs 900, commercial launch in mid-June

The price of DRDO’s 2DG anti-COVID 19 drug has been fixed at Rs 990 per sachet by pharma major Dr Reddy’s Laboratories , news agency ANI reported. However, the drug will be provided by government hospitals at a discounted price, officials told ANI.

2-deoxy-D-glucose (2DG) is an oral anti-viral drug for Covid-19 patients. The drug has generated a lot of curiosity after it was launched on May 17 by the Ministry of Defence. According to Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, the drug will be commercially launched in mid-June.

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