Remdesivir and Actemra are showing the best results in treatment of severe cases of corona virus globally
There is a shortage of these medicines in Pakistani market due to a sudden supply-demand chain issue
Where can you get Remdesivir and Actemra in Pakistan? This is one of the key questions coming to mind as corona virus cases incrase in Pakistan. A severe shortage is already existing in the market. However, a proper channel exists to get Remdesivir and Actemra injections in Pakistan.
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Remdesivir and Actemra are now being officially provided at a governmental level. However, there are proper, legal ways to get them. You can fill out some forms and directly apply for Remesdivir to the pharmaceutical company that manufactures it. As for Actemra, it is available at certain hospitals which are in direct contact with the manufacturing company . Recently, the Government of the Punjab brought a notification SO(PHP) 9-149/2007 (P)/2020 on 10th June, 2020. There is complete ban on the sale of Actemra (tocilizumab) to the general public in the province of Punjab.
However, Actemra can only be supplied to the designated public & private hospitals. Moreover, all leading public sector hospitals have received the notification and they can better guide you about the next steps.
The cost of injection for each piece is Rs. 15000 and the total cost for treatment is Rs. 165000.
You may contact the following entities
In order to get Remdesivir in ISLAMABAD: PIMS
In order to get Remdesivir in LAHORE: All major public hospitals. Plus, you may submit an affidavit for self management of the medicine.
Here is the location for submission of Affidavit in Lahore: IBL office, 131/3 gate # 4 Quaid-e-Azam Industrial Estate, Lahore.
The cost of injection of each piece is Rs. 15000 and the total cost for treatment is Rs. 165000. The payment can be hand over at the time of medicine delivery.
The retrieval of this information from social media is to assist the general public find medicine. It is strongly advised that they may contact the local administration for immediate support to follow the guidelines.