TEHRAN (Iran News) – Medicine named Remdesivir produced by an Iranian knowledge-based company can be exported to the foreign market, Director of Health and Technology Development Office of the Health and Medical Education Ministry Hossein Vatanpour said on Friday.
The company is ready to mass-produce the drug after approval by the Iran Food and Drug Administration, he noted.
The Iranian medicine will be available to the local hospitals following its mass production, he underlined, IRNA reported.
Due to severe side effects, the drug should be prescribed by specialists and the medicine should be only used in the hospitals of the country, he pointed out.
Providing internal needs is our priority, which by obtaining the necessary permits, we pave the way for exporting the product, the CEO of the company Saeed Maleki said.
- source : Iran Daily, Irannews