The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (Drap) on Friday approved up to fifteen per cent hike in the prices of medicines.

in step with a notification with the aid of Drap available with DawnNewsTV, the federal government has already authorized the charge hike.

The document said that nine in step with cent hike has been permitted in the prices of existence saving tablets, whereas a 15pc hike is accepted inside the expenses of all drug treatments other than the existence saving drugs.

The drug manufacturing groups had been traumatic 40pc increase in drugs' charges.

The Pakistan Pharmaceutical producers association (PPMA), in a statement, said that they were reviewing the contents of the notification.

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