Modern Laboratories to produce Amphotericin B to treat black fungus
The price in the market will be around Rs 3,000, while we will give the government around Rs 1,500, said Anil Kharia, Chairman, Modern Laboratories
The Madhya Pradesh government has given permission to the Indore-based Modern Laboratories to manufacture Amphotericin B drug used in the treatment of Black Fungus, White Fungus, and Yellow Fungus.
“The government gave the permission within 72 hours. Now, we will start production and start supplying injections in the market in 15 days,” said Anil Kharia, Chairman, Modern Laboratories.
“We will work with a capacity of manufacturing 10,000 injections daily and our priority will be to give them first to Madhya Pradesh and then to other states. This injection will be in the emulsion form. The price in the market will be around Rs 3,000, while we will give the government around Rs 1,500,” he said.
Currently, Modern Lab is manufacturing Posaconazole medicine as an alternative to Amphotericin B.
(Edits by EP News Bureau)