• NPPA'S HELPLINE NO. 1800111255


(Published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii) of

the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, dated the 19th May, 2006)

Government of India

Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority

New Delhi, the 19th May, 2006


S.O. 772(E) – In exercise of the powers, conferred by sub-paragraphs (1) and (2) of paragraph 9 and paragraph 11 of the Drugs (Prices Control) Order, 1995, read with No. S.O. 637 (E) dated the 4th September, 1997 issued by the Government of India in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers and in supersession of the Order of the Government of India in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, (National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority) No. S.O. 427(E), dated 28th March, 2005, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority hereby fixes the prices as specified in column (5) of the table below as the ceiling price exclusive of excise duty, and local tax, if any, for scheduled formulation specified in the corresponding entry in column (2) of the said Table with the strength and pack size specified respectively in the corresponding entries in column (3) and  (4) thereof :


Sl. No. Name of theformulation Strength Pack      Size CeilingPrice    (Rs.)
(1) (2)        (3)      (4) (5)



  Each ml  contains



1.    Pentazocine Injection Pentazocine – 30 mg (as Lactate) 1ml Ampoule   3.84
2.  Pentazocine Injection Pentazocine HCl- 30 mg   10ml Vial   25.32



    Each tab contains



3.  Pentazocine + Paracetamol     Tablets PentazocineHCl eq. to   Pentazocine  -15 mg   Paracetamol – 500 mg  10’s  Strip/Blister 12.16
4.  Pentazocine Tablet     PentazocineHCl eq. to  Pentazocine -25 mg  10’s  Strip/Blister 16.50

Note :

(a)        The prices fixed are the maximum ceiling prices (exclusive of excise duty and local taxes if any) for the specified pack and packs of similar strength, and companies cannot claim exemption on any ground therefrom, unless specifically permitted by the Government/NPPA through an order.

(b)        Pro-rata pricing for packs of same composition but of different sizes will be applicable vide S.O. No. 83(E) dated 27.1.1998.

(c)        For different packing material used or any special feature claimed, companies are required to approach NPPA for approval/fixation of specific prices.


       F. No. 8(2)/2006/D.P./NPPA-Div.-II

                                                                                                                       (A. K. PAL)

                                                                                                                     Deputy Director

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