Paracetamol prices shoot up as coronavirus outbreak shuts down China, says report
Updated : February 18, 2020 08:35 AM IST
Paracetamol is the most commonly used analgesic.
Further, the cost of azithromycin, an antibiotic used for treatment of bacterial infections, has seen a rise of 70 percent.
India is one of the largest global suppliers of generic drugs and relies on China for about 80 percent of its active pharmaceutical ingredient, or API, requirements.