Advertisement
Price

Medicine Price in Bangladesh

Medicines are essential for the healthy and vigorous living and healthcare of all the people of the world. The spread of different types of viruses or new infections such as corona infection, dengue fever has increased the health complications of people. For the well-being of all people, we need to take different types of medicine at different times.

Increase medicines  price 

After seven years of negotiations with the government, the pharmaceutical companies have again increased the prices of 53 brands of 20 generic drugs. This time the price of a drug has been increased twice more than other times. According to the new fixed price of Paracetamol 500 mg tablet has been increased from 70 paisa to 1 taka 20 paisa.

Advertisement

53 medicines price Increase in Bangladesh  

The Department of Medicines Administration said that the 58th meeting of the Drug Pricing Committee held at the meeting room of the Ministry of Health on June 30 approved the revised prices of the drugs. However, the department has not published any notification in this regard so far. Last time in 2015, the prices of some brands of medicines were increased. After almost seven years, the price of essential medicines is being increased again. 

The government has decided to increase the prices of 53 brands of 20 generic drugs widely used in primary care. According to the new fixed price of Paracetamol 500 mg tablet has been increased from 70 paisa to 1 taka 20 paisa. Prices of some drugs have increased by more than 100 percent. In other words, the price at which medicine could be bought earlier, now you have to pay twice as much.

Advertisement

The prices of all medicines have been increased

  1. Paracetamol 500 mg tablet: Earlier it was 70 taka, now the price is 1 taka 20 paisa. 
  2. Paracetamol 500mg Tablet (Rapid): Earlier 70 paisa, now 1 taka 30 paisa. 
  3. Paracetamol 650 mg Tablet (XR): Earlier 1 taka 31 paisa, now 2 taka. 
  4. Paracetamol 1000 mg tablet: Earlier 1 taka 4 paisa, current price 2 taka 25 paisa. 
  5. Paracetamol 80 mg drops 15 ml bottle: Was 12 taka 88 paisa, now 20 taka .  
  6. Paracetamol 80mg Drops 30ml Bottle: Was  18 taka, Now 30 taka.
  7. Paracetamol 120mg/5ml Suspension (60ml) Bottle: Was 18 taka, Current Price 35 taka.
  8. Paracetamol 120mg/5ml suspension 100ml bottle: Earlier was 30 taka 8 paisa, current price is taka 50. 
  9. Paracetamol 120mg/5ml Syrup (60ml) Bottle: Previous Price 18 taka, Current Price 35 taka.
  10. Paracetamol 120mg/5ml Syrup (100ml) Bottle: Was  27 taka 72 paisa, Current Price 50 taka. 
  11. Metronidazole 200mg Tablet Coated: Earlier price was 60 paisa, current price is 1 taka. 
  12. Metronidazole 250mg Tablet Coated: Previous price 92 paisa, current price 1 taka 25 paisa.
  13. Metronidazole 400mg Tablet Coated: Previous Price 1 Taka 37 Paisa, Current Price 1 Taka 70 Paisa.
  14. Metronidazole 500 mg Tablet Coated: Earlier 1 taka 66 paisa, current price 2 taka.
  15. Metronidazole 200mg/5ml Suspension 60ml Bottle: Previous price Tk 26, now Tk 35.  
  16. Metronidazole 200mg/5ml Suspension 100ml Bottle: Previous price 34 taka 92 paisa, now taka 45.
  17. Metronidazole 500mg/100ml Infusion, 100ml Bottle: Previous price 74 taka 35 paise, now taka 85.
  18. Amoxicillin BP 125mg/1.25ml Suspension 15ml Bottle: Previous price 26 taka 34 paisa, now taka 35.
  19. Amoxicillin BP 125mg/5ml Suspension 100ml Bottle: Previous price 41 taka 40 paisa, now 70 taka.
  20. Amoxicillin BP 250mg/5ml Suspension-DS 15ml Bottle: Previous Price 67 taka 94 Paisa, Current 100 taka. 
  21. Amoxicillin BP 250mg Capsule: Previous price 3 taka 15 paisa, now 4 taka.
  22. Amoxicillin BP 500 mg Capsule: Previous price 5 taka 90 paisa, now 7 taka 5 paisa.
  23. Amoxicillin BP 500mg Injection: Previous price 24 taka 10 paisa, now 55 taka.
  24. Xylometrozaline HCI 0.05% Nasal Drops 15ml: Previous price 9 taka 60 paisa, now 18 taka.
  25. Xylometrozaline HCI 0.1% Nasal Drop 15ml: Previous price 10 taka 4 paisa, now taka 20. 
  26. Procleperazine 5mg Tablet: Previous price 40 paisa, now 65 paisa.
  27. Phenoxymethyl Penicillin 250 mg Tablet: Earlier price was 2 taka, now 2 taka 80 paisa.
  28. Procleperazine 12.5mg Injection: Previous price 4 taka 36 paisa, now 9 taka.
  29. Diazepam 10mg/2ml injection: Previous price 3 taka 22 paisa, now 7 taka.
  30. Methyldopa 250 mg Tablet: Previous price 1 taka 50 paisa, now 3 taka 48 paisa.
  31. Methyldopa 500 mg Tablet: Previous price 5 taka 13 paisa, now 6 taka 9 paisa. 
  32. Frusemide 20 mg/2ml injection: Previous price 5 taka 99 paisa, now 9 taka.
  33. Frusemide 40mg Tablet: Previous price 56 paisa, now 1 taka. 
  34. Phenobarbital 30mg Tablet: Previous price 68 paisa, now 1 taka.
  35. Phenobarbital 60 mg Tablet: Earlier price was 1 taka, now 1 taka 50 paisa.
  36. Phenobarbital 50ml Elixir 20mg5ml Bottle: Previous price 21 taka 78 paisa, now 43 taka. 
  37. Phenobarbital 100ml Elixir 20mg/5ml bottle: Previous price Tk 50, now Tk 70.
  38. ORS 500 ml sates: previous price 4 taka 35 paisa, now 6 taka.
  39. ORS Fruity 250ml Satays: Previous price 4 taka 40 paisa, now 6 taka.
  40. Lidocaine 1% WV, 20mg/2ml injection: Previous price 3 taka 6 paisa, now7 taka.
  41. Lidocaine 1% WV, 50 mL Injection: Previous price 20 taka, now 35 taka. 
  42. Lidocaine 2% WV, 50 mL Injection: Previous price 25 taka, now 40 taka.
  43. Folic Edes 0.05mg/100ml Oral Solution (100ml Bottle): Tk 50.
  44. Chlorpheniramine 2mg/5ml Syrup (60ml bottle): Earlier price was13 taka, now 20 taka.
  45. Benzathine Benzylpenicillin 12 lakh units/vial injection: Previous price 15 taka 60 paisa, now 30 taka.
  46. Aspirin 75 mg Tablet: Previous price 55 paisa, now 80 paisa. 
  47. Aspirin 300mg Tablet: Earlier price was 1.5 taka, now 2 taka.
  48. Phenoxymethyl Penicillin 250 mg Tablet: Earlier price was 2 taka, now 2 taka 80 paisa.
  49. Phenoxymethyl Penicillin 500mg Tablet: Previous price 3 taka 86 paisa, now 5 taka 50 paisa.
  50. Phenoxymethyl Penicillin 250mg/5ml Syrup (50ml Bottle): Previous price 21 taka 50 paisa, now 35 taka. Promethazine 5mg/5ml Elixir (100ml Bottle): Previous price 21 taka 35 paisa, now 35 taka.  
  51. Promethazine 25mg/ml Injection: Previous price 3 taka, now 7 taka.
  52. Norgesterel 0.30mg+Ethinylstradol 0.03mg Tablet: Previous price 1 taka 50 paisa, now 2 taka.
  53. Ferros Femerate 75mg Tablet: Previous price 38 paisa, now 50 paisa.  

Conclusion

Along with all the daily necessities, the price of medicine is also increasing. Prices of various medicines used in primary care have been increased. According to the new fixed price of Paracetamol 500 mg tablet has been increased from 70 paisa to 1 taka 20 paisa. This article gives the current and previous prices of all newly prescribed medicines. 

Advertisement

Related Articles