Novartis Launches Zero Profit Portfolio for Symptomatic Treatment of COVID-19

 Novartis Launches Zero Profit Portfolio for Symptomatic Treatment of COVID-19


  • Novartis will offer a portfolio of 15 generic and OTC medicines addressing the need of low- and lower-middle-income countries to treat patients with COVID-19 symptoms. The medicines will available governments, NGOs, and other institutional customers in up to 79 countries at zero-profit to support financially strained healthcare systems
  • The Novartis’ COVID-19 portfolio aid to treat gastro-intestinal illness, acute respiratory symptoms, pneumonia, and septic shock. The portfolio will be offered in addition to the Novartis Access portfolio (on- and off-patent medicines against non-communicable diseases) via the local Novartis or Sandoz affiliate
  • The COVID-19 portfolio includes Amoxicillin, Ceftriaxone, Clarithromycin, Colchicine, Dexamethasone, Dobutamine, Fluconazole, Heparin, Levofloxacin, Loperamide, Pantoprazole, Prednisone, Prednisolone, Salbutamol, Vancomycin

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