Generic Medicine Prescription Order by Govt of India

Generic Medicine Prescription Order by Govt of India

 

Drug companies are questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement that there could be a law mandating doctors to prescribe medicines with their generic names instead of brand names. The Union health ministry on Friday asked the medical community to follow a 2016 notification by the Medical Council of India (MCI) that mandates doctors to prescribe medicines by generic names.
The World Health Organization (WHO) defines a “generic” as a bioequivalent to a brand name dr ..