• DPCO

    How to check about Price Control (DPCO) status of any Medicine?

    Query: I read your article and it is really very nice and helps me a lot. I am going to start my own pharmaceutical marketing company, but problem I am facing is that some of my products are under price control and having combination so how to fix MRP of it. Can you help me to come out from this problem. One of ingredients in combination is under NPPA DPCO other is not. So what is the documents required to finalize MRP. Please send me in detail. And recent updated list of controlled prices for drugs. Response: For products those come under DPCO and you are going to launch, Manufacturer…

  • DPCO

    How to know product ( schedule) and Is it in DPCO or not?

    What is DPCO? DPCO is referred to Drug (Price Control) Order which controls the prices of medicines in India. First time DPCO was implemented in 1963.  After that many Drug Price Control Order come in force. Drug Price control order of 1966, Drug Price control order of 1970 issued under the essential commodity Act, 1955 by declaring drugs to be essential commodities under EC Act 1955. Then , Drugs (Prices Control) Order of 1979, Drugs (Prices Control) Order, 1987 issued following the declaration of Drug policy 1978 and drug police 1986. Then DPCO, 1995 come in force under current drug policy of 1994. In 2012, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Policy (NPPP,…