Favipiravir Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Emergency Use Authorization?

Recently, several drug makers are seeking Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) for the COVID-19 vaccine. Pfizer had applied for the EUA in UK and has been approved by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency of the country. Also, the Serum Institute of India and Moderna have also applied for the Emergency Use Authorisation of COVID-19 ..

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Lupin Ltd launched its version of Favipiravir under brand name Covihalt, in India

The Indian Pharmaceuticals major company, Lupin, has launched its version of the antiviral drug Favipiravir to treat the deadly COVI 19 disease. It has been informed by the company in an exchange filing. The drug has been launched with the brand name ‘Covihalt’ for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID 19 among the patients. The Drug ..

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India’s First Oral Vaccine for Moderate COVID-19 Cases gets Approval

For the treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 positive patients across the country, on 19th June 2020, for manufacturing and marketing of oral antiviral drug ‘Favipiravir (Fabiflu)’ was approved by the National Regulatory Authority for Indian pharmaceuticals -Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) to Mumbai based Glenmark Pharmaceuticals. The approval for the drug was given ..

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