79 demand notices issued to drug cos for overcharging: Govt
National drug price regulator NPPA has issued 79 demand notices to pharmaceutical companies for overcharging for non-scheduled medicines, Parliament was informed today.

In a written reply to Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Mansukh L Mandaviya said National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) is taking action against companies which are found to have increased the prices of non-scheduled medicines more than 10 per cent of MRP of preceding 12 months.