Prices of 117 medicines, pharmaceutical products reduced

Amman, The government on Thursday announced reductions in the prices of 117 medicinal products ranging between 6 and 69 per cent.

The government also announced a new reduction in the prices of 49 types of cardiovascular networks and components, ranging between 50 to 70 per cent.

According to the director of the Jordan Food and Drug Administration ((JFDA), Hail Obeidat, the majority of the new reductions included the most consumed medications, with prices ranging from JD5 to 55.

Obeidat said the reduced drugs cover pressure, diabetes, heart, nerves, respiratory diseases, analgesics and antibiotics medicines.

On the reduction’s impact, he affirmed the move will contribute to alleviating the burden on citizens, adding the JFDA continues to review the prices of medicines, and reduce prices.

Source: Jordan News Agency