Business Coronavirus fallout: Prices of paracetamol, raw materials for key antibiotics soar in India Updated : February 19, 2020 07:59 AM IST Most fermentation-based bulk drugs such as cephalosporin, penicillin and erythromycin are imported from China. Traders are taking advantage of the situation and hiking prices of inventory, says Zydus Cadila Chairman Pankaj Patel. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.