Saturday, June 15, 2019

A Pharmacist Was Arrested Over Selling a Hypertension Drug Seven Times Higher Than The Normal Price

Food and Drug Inspectors attached to
National Medicinal Regulatory Authority (NMRA)have arrested a registered private pharmacist attached to a private pharmacy in Bambalapitiya  (Colombo-04) last Wednesday (12)over selling the Hypertension drug "Losarten Pottasium "50 milo Gramme more than seven times higher price than the regulated price it has been reported .

The regulated price of the  Hypertension drug "Losarten Pottasium "50 Mili Grammes is Rs.13.22 and the suspected pharmacist had sold the Drug for Rs.96.42 it has been revealed 

The stock of the Drug in possession with the pharmacist was illegally smuggled to the country it has been reported .

The value of the stock of Hypertension drug taken in to custody is around Rs.one million and the suspect is due to be produced before the court . 

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