Tag: Zydus Cadila

February 18, 2020

Paracetamol rates up 40% as coronavirus shuts China

India is facing the ripple effects of shutdowns in China with production of medicines being hit as supply chain disruptions prolong. Prices of paracetamol, the most commonly used analgesic, have jumped by 40% in India, while the cost of azithromycin, an antibiotic used for treating bacterial infections, has risen by 70%, said Pankaj R Patel, chairman of Zydus Cadila.