Friday, July 12, 2024

Topic: Paracetamol

Paracetamol maker Granules reports significant losses following cyber attack

On 25 May, the company reported the information security incident, adding that impacted IT assets affected have been isolated.

How desi Dolo 650 outsold MNC GSK’s Crocin, became India’s ‘favourite snack’ in Covid waves

Dolo 650 is now India’s favoured paracetamol brand, with sales of Rs 567 crore since March 2020. It’s even trending on social media and is the subject of memes.

China targeting India? Import costs of paracetamol, antibiotics ingredients see 100% jump

Experts believe hiking prices could be Chinese response to the Modi government’s Profit Linked Incentive scheme, which seeks to achieve self-dependence in API production.

Swiss study links higher-dosage paracetamol tablets to poisoning

Based on the findings, researchers from ETH Zurich have said people should not keep popping paracetamol tablets if the recommended dose fails to ease their pain.

After Oxford Covid vaccine dosing, trial participants to be given paracetamol ‘on SOS basis'

According to studies, the prophylactic use of paracetmol can allay concerns of high fever and other febrile reactions.

Govt removes restrictions on exports of formulations made from Paracetamol

The government on 3 March had put export restrictions on 26 pharmaceutical ingredients and medicines, including paracetamol.

Azithromycin, paracetamol, other APIs see upto 190% price jump as China resumes production

Antibiotics azithromycin and ornidazole, anti-inflammatory drug nimesulide and antipyretic drug paracetamol have seen prices surge between 60 and 190%.

UK to receive first batch of 3 million paracetamol packets from India by Sunday

The shipment will coincide with a series of charter flights arranged by the UK government to fly out British residents stranded in India's Covid-19 lockdown.

Data from latest ICMR study and what Germany’s Heinsberg district reveals about Covid-19

In episode 441 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta analyses the testing data from the latest ICMR study as well as studies from Germany’s Heinsberg district, where the virus first began.

After HCQ, countries begin to call India for the humble pain and fever tablet paracetamol

India produces 5,600 metric tons of paracetamol every month while the domestic requirement is only around 200 metric tons.

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State govts are increasingly prioritising women, with 16% of Indian women now getting income support

Research by Axis Bank points out 10 states now have income transfer schemes for women & are spending average of 0.8% of their GSDPs on these schemes, covering 11 crore women.

20 countries, 140+ aircraft — IAF to participate in largest edition of Australia's Exercise Pitch Black

IAF aircraft that will participate in exercise from 12 July to 2 August include the Su-30 MKI multirole fighters, the C-17 Globemaster and the IL-78 Air-to-Air refuelling aircraft.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.