Cipla launches new anti-HIV drug

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NEW DELHI: Pharma major Cipla on Thursday launched its fixed dose single pill anti-HIV drug Viraday priced at Rs 5,200 a month.

Viraday is a combination of three anti-HIV drugs -- Efavirenz 600 mg, Tenofovir 300 mg and Emtricitabine 200 mg, a company official said here.

"We are offering the drug at Rs 5,200 a month which is a fraction of the international price of approximately USD 1,100 (about Rs 52,800 a month)," he said.

While the company is introducing this drug in India for the first time, it is also looking at export opportunity, especially in Africa, the official said.

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