The Drug Control Administration Director, General R.P.Meena made announcement that based on the registered medical practitioners prescription the ( Swine Flu cure) medicine should be sold. Permission was obtained by Hetoro Drugs to maintain 35 out lets for sale of Schedule X medicines. With this 35 outlets, at present the total 77 Medical shops have got Schedule X medicines sale license. 72 Medical shops are available in Hyderabad & R. R Districts. In remaining 5 (2) at Vishakapatnam , (1) at Rajamundry, (1) at Amalapuram, (1) at Vijayawada . Anti viral drug Name Fluvir cure medicine to Swin Flu can be sold in the said outlets and shops. But Hetoro Company is supplying medicines to their out lets only. The same was confirmed by Hetoro Drugs Marketing Division officials.
In India only two companies are manufacturing the Swine Flue cure medicine . Among two one is Hetoro Drugs Fluvir, the same is available in open market and another is American Rosh Company. This company is manufacturing Tamiflu medicine. It is not released so far in open market. But supplying their Tamiflu medicine directly to Government of India and the medicine may be available shortly in open market. The Government of India have accorded permission to the Companies Natco, Ranbaxi, Cipla, Straike to manufacture Swine Flue cure medicines.