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HP to bring law to make prescription of generic drugs

Press Trust of India  |  Dharamshala 

Health today said the would soon bring a to make prescription of generic drugs mandatory in state-run health facilities.

He said this while meeting a delegation of the (IMA) at Nanao near here.

"will become the first state to bring out such bill. It is the priority of the to provide qualitative as well as the best medical facilities to the public," Pramar said.

Instructions have already been given to doctors to prescribe generic drugs and those medicines which are available at no cost, he said.

If some other medicine is being prescribed, the doctor has to state a reason on the prescription, the said.

He appealed to the IMA to cooperate in this regard and give suggestions to further improve it.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 21:05 IST