Vital and Essential Drug List has been renewed and has come into effect
The new list of vital and essential drugs (LVED) for medical use approved by the Russian Government in 2016 has come into effect. The new list, unlike the list of LVED effective until yesterday, that is until March 1, 2016, has been extended by 42 drugs. With one imported drug has been deleted from the list, it now contains 646 names of drugs.
The list of drugs for patients with hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, pituitary nanism, Gaucher disease, malignant tumors of lymphoid, hematological and related tissues, multiple sclerosis, as well as patients post organ and tissue transplantation has also come into effect.
It should be reminded that prices for LVED are registered in the maximum ale price register. The manufacturer is not allowed to sell them at a higher price.