Apollo PharmacyApollo Pharmacy, India's first and largest branded pharmacy network with over 1000 outlets across the country has received license from the Drug Controller General of India for the retail sale of Oseltamivir, a drug for the treatment of H1N1 Influenza.  The drug is listed under Schedule-X of the drug and cosmetic act 2008.

 

Quick facts

  • Apollo Pharmacy is the largest network of pharmacies – over 1000 outlets across India.
  • Swine Flu medicine  available at a large number of Apollo Pharmacies across India.
  • Helpline launched to assist H1N1 patients for  home delivery.

Apollo Pharmacy has launched 24X7 helplines across the country to assist Swine Flu medicine procurement and better disease management. Patient can avail home delivery of the drug by calling the helpline numbers.

Helpline numbers for few major cities are:

  • Hyderabad: 040- 6060 2424
  • Bangalore: 080-64560765
  • Kolkata:  033-60011111/60602424
  • Chennai:  044-43922346/9840710000
  • Pune:  9325985101

Speaking about the initiative, Ms. Shobana Kamineni, Director, Apollo Pharmacy said, “At Apollo, we are committed to ensuring patient satisfaction and improved disease management. Taking the same philosophy forward, a large number of Apollo Pharmacies will be selling  Oseltamivir, on prescription, cluster wise, thereby increasing patient's access to the drug. To ensure easy availability of the medicine, the Apollo Pharmacy has also introduced 24X7 helpline numbers to assist in home delivery as well as to provide relevant information on drug procurement and disease management. ”

About Apollo Pharmacy

The first Apollo pharmacy opened in Chennai in 1983. Since then, we have served over one crore customers through our pharmacy chain. Our retailing experience, customer-focused service and brand values make us the preferred partner for their medicine needs. We provide a wide range of pharmacy, surgical, disposables, anti-cancer, life saving and general healthcare products and nutritional supplements. Our priority is to stock an entire range of pharmaceutical and medical products, and delivering them efficiently to our customers. Our back up facility helps us serve our customers with critical medicines. The vast pharmacy network enables us to provide medicine support to our customers even when they are on move for their treatments.