Cipla cuts prices of 3 cancer drugs by up to 64 pct

Thu Nov 8, 2012 1:18pm IST

Related Topics

Stocks

   

REUTERS - Drugmaker Cipla (CIPL.NS) cut prices of three cancer drugs between 50 percent and 64 percent with immediate effect, after it announced similar price cuts for three drugs early this year.

Lung cancer drug Erlocip would cost 9,900 rupees for 30 tablets instead of 27,000 rupees earlier, while breast cancer treatment Docetax would be priced 1,650 rupees instead of 3,300 rupees, Cipla said in a statement on Thursday.

Cipla last month won a case against Roche Holding (ROG.VX), which accused the Indian company of infringing patent on cancer drug Tarceva, which Cipla sells under the brand name Erlocip.

Capegard, another drug to treat metastatic colorectal and colon caner, would be priced 600 rupees for 10 tablets instead of 1,200 rupees, it said. (Reporting by Kaustubh Kulkarni and Manoj Dharra in Mumbai; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared
People walk in the Wipro campus in Bangalore June 23, 2009. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe/Files

Wipro Q4 net profit beats estimates, rises 29 percent

Wipro posted a 29 percent rise in its fourth-quarter net profit, beating expectations, helped by increased IT spending by its customers. For the quarter ended March 31, the company said it earned 22.27 billion rupees compared with 17.29 billion rupees a year earlier.  Full Article | Full Coverage 

REUTERS SHOWCASE

Election 2014

Election 2014

India holds biggest day of voting with BJP gaining strength  Read | Full Coverage 

Market Eye

Market Eye

Sensex jumps 351 points, snaps 3-day losing streak  Full Article 

Insider Trading Case

Insider Trading Case

Ex-Goldman director Rajat Gupta to surrender June 17 in insider case.  Full Article 

Expansion Plans

Expansion Plans

Reliance Industries, HPCL Mittal plan refinery expansions.  Full Article 

S&P on India

S&P on India

S&P: India's ratings to depend on next govt econ, fiscal policies.  Full Article 

Ambitious Aim

Ambitious Aim

In green car race, Toyota adds muscle with fuel-cell launch.  Full Article 

Deal Talk

Deal Talk

Piramal to buy 20 percent stake in Shriram Capital for $334 million.  Full Article 

Bond Market

Bond Market

A star abroad, RBI boss riles bond traders at home  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage