According to the State Register of maximum selling prices, a package of Avifavir (manufactured by OOO Kromis) in a dosage of 200 mg and an amount of 10 pieces will cost one thousand rubles, for a package of the same drug containing 40 pieces of tablets, the price is set at 4000 rubles. and for 50 pieces - 5000 rubles. The cost of a package of Areplivir (LLC Promomed Rus) in a dosage of 200 mg will be 4000 and 10,000 rubles for a package of 40 and 100 pieces, respectively.
Now the authorized bodies in the regions must set the maximum size of wholesale and retail markups so that, after their agreement with the antimonopoly service, they can be applied by wholesalers and pharmacies. According to the FAS estimates, after the registration of the maximum selling price for drugs from COVID-19, their cost per pack of 50 tablets in the regions, including VAT, will be 5,500 rubles. The department calculated that with the cost of drugs based on favipiravir in retail from 11 320 rubles to 16 306 rubles per package of 50 tablets, after registering its maximum selling price, the maximum cost of the drug in pharmacies, taking into account surcharges, may be 6875 rubles, including VAT. "In general, the size of the decrease in the maximum selling price for the drug was more than 50%, which will increase its availability", - are confident in the FAS. The service noted that this is "the first time when the maximum selling price for a drug was set at the stage of inclusion of a drug in the List of Essential and Essential Medicines (VED)."