According to Rosstat, in April of the non-food category, prices of medicines and medical supplies. According to experts, growth of prices of medicines occurred due to excessive demand and subjective fears of scarcity.
According to official data, Metamizole sodium has risen by 8.1%, troxerutin – by 8.0%, Linex – 5.7%, nasal spray – 5.4%, multivitamins with macro – and microelements by 5.2%, often catachrom and cotton wool domestic – 4.7%, bandage – 4,5%, lampshades and validol – 4.3%, iodine – by 4.2%, motherwort tincture by 4.0%, Bromhexine – 3.9%, valocordin by 3.6%, fluoqinolona acetonide, and acetylsalicylic acid is 3.5%, Rennie – 3.4%.
Commenting on the data of Rosstat, the Ministry of health said that the drugs, which marked the rise of prices, equivalents are included in the EDL. As reminded in the Ministry, the prices of essential drugs shall be registered in accordance with the law and are unjustified excluded. However, what are the analogues in question in the Ministry of health said.