Prices for medications in Turkmenistan slighly drop down

Chronicles of Turkmenistan continues to monitor price fluctuations for medications in Turkmenistan.

Over the course of the past three months prices for many medications went down by 6%. However, the prices for some pharmaceuticals have remained the same or are even increasing.

Comparing January prices with those recorded in mid July, it can be stated that medications saw a price decrease of 1,2% against the start of the year.

Below are price fluctuations for select medications over the past three months:

Gerbion (plaintan syrup, 150 mg) a drop from 54 to 50 manats (7,4%).

Fluconazol (a 150 mg ?apsule) a drop from 5 to 3 manats (40%).

Trimol (locally produced, 10 pills) a drop from 6,6 to 4,5 manats (31%).

Lidocaine (10 ampoules) a decrease 20 to13 manats (35%).

Sigmaderm cream(10 g) an increase from 16 to 23 manats (+44%).

Viferon3 (1.000.000 ME) a decrease from 304 to 180 manats (40.8%).

Analgin (10 ampoules) are still sold at 20 manats.

Naklofen (solution for injections, 5 ampoules) an increase from 42 to 45 manats (+7%).

Tetracycline ointment 1% (3 grams) a decrease from 23 to 7 manats (70%).

Dimedrol (10 ampoules) still costs 20 manats.

Panangin (50 pills) an increase from 72 to 75 manats (+4%).

NoSpa (25 ampoules) an increase from 150 to 175 manats (+16.6%).

Abaktal (400 mg, 10 pills) an increase from 67 to 74 manats (+10.5%).

Synthomycin (10%, 25 g) an increase from 30 to 38 manats (+26.7%).

Predizin (35mg, 60 pills) an increase from 120 to 175 manats (+46%).

Oftalmoferon(eye drops, 10ml) a decrease from 187 to 180 manats (3.8%).

Cuca (ointment, 20 g) a drop from 26 to 25 manats (3.5%).

Hexoral (spray 0,02%, 40 ml) an increase from 56 to 104 manats (+85.7%).

Mildronate (60 pills) still costs 255 manats.

Aciclostad (pills, 200 mg/pc) are still sold at 5,2 manats.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan