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Indoco sends 11 lakh Paracetamol pills to Britain to battle COVID-19


Pharmaceuticals major Indoco Remedies has sent 11.7 lakh Paracetamol tablets to Britain as part of the government initiative to combat COVID-19.

"Indoco has been part of the great initiative by the Indian government to export Paracetamol tablets to Britain in its fight against COVID 19," it said in a statement.

The first shipment of 11.7 lakh Paracetamol tablets to Britain was airlifted on April 12 from Goa airport. The permission granted by the government is for a total air shipment of 4.48 crore tablets."The remaining quantity is ready for shipment and will be airlifted depending on availability of flights," said Indoco Remedies.

Indoco Remedies is a fully integrated, research-oriented pharma company with presence in 55 countries. The Rs 1,000 crore company employs over 5,500 people including more than 300 scientists. It has nine manufacturing facilities.

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First Published: Tue, April 14 2020. 15:17 IST