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Vital and essential drugs

Roszdravnadzor: over the 9 months of 2017 the prices for Vital and Essential Drugs (VED) fell by 1.1%

Over the 9 months of the current year, the level of consumer prices for medicines of the outpatient segment that are on the list of vital and essential drugs (hereinafter referred to as VED) fell by 1.1%. At the same time, the prices for VED of domestic manufacture fell by 1.9%, and those for VED of foreign manufacture fell by 0.6%.

The consumer prices for VED priced up to 50 roubles fell by 1.7% for the 9 months of 2017. The consumer prices for VED priced from 50 to 500 roubles fell by 1.1%. Those priced up over 500 roubles decreased by 0.6%.