List of Refrigerated Drugs and Medicines

Query:
I am B Pharma from Ahmedabad. I am will to setup wholesale/stockist for the refrigerated drugs. Will you please help me which drug come in these criteria and how to communicate with company’s . And what condition is required for those drugs
Response:

Refrigerated drugs are the drugs/medications which are required temperature between range of 2C to 8C temperature for maintaining stability and potency through out self life. These are sensitive drugs and requires additional care during manufacturing, transportation, stocking, dispatching, prescribing, using etc.

There are also drugs whose require freezing at temperature of -15C to -20C. These drugs/medicines requires much more care during all activity.
Refrigerated and Frozen drugs are covered under Schedule C of Drug and Cosmetic Act & Rules, 1940. These preparation’s label requires mentioning of storage conditions and precautions.

List of Refrigerated drugs are as under:

  • Sera
  • Serum proteins
  • Vaccines.
  • Toxins
  • Antigen
  • Antitoxins
  • Neo-arsphenamine and analogous substances used for the specific treatment of infective diseases.
  • Insulin
  • Pituitary (Posterior Lobe) Extract
  • Adrenaline and Solutions of Salts of Adrenaline
  • Specific Antibiotics and preparations (Parenterals and Non Parenterals)
  • Bacteriophages
  • Ophthalmic preparations
  • Sterile Disposable Devices for single use only
  • Some plant extracts like digitalis, ergotamine etc 
Conditions:

You require premises compiles with all requirements as per drug and cosmetic act. Fully air conditioned facility and adequate storage space for storing refrigerating drugs is must. Read in detail about wholesale drug license here

Frozen Drugs and Medicines should be stored at 5F (-15C) or colder.
Refrigerated Drugs and Medicines should be stored at temperatures between 35F and 46F (2C and 8C).
How to Communicate?
For communicating companies, first you require to find out manufacturers and marketing companies under these segments. Call them or mail them your query regarding distributorship/stockist. Ask them whether they have distributor in your area or not. If they dont have or they are need of more distributors, they will inform you. Fix appointment with them and finalize deal as per mutually agreed term and conditions.

Hope this information will be helpful to you…

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