Magazine Editorials


Rajesh Vagh
PharmaTutor Edu Labs
Surat, Gujarat, India

So far, medical representatives are assets for pharma sales but need of time and competitions are asking for variant ways to promote their products. Patient portals, apps and online communities should be developed with more intensity and utilize technologies to improve customer experience.

Nobel to Artimsisinin discoverer will surely encourage research in natural products

Amit Gangwal
MPharm., PhD.,

This has been made possible by years of honest research in Ayurvedic formulae and therefore people are getting results. This is not a small success, looking at the no of years, Patanjali has been in market and it’s whopping turnover.

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded 106 times to 210 Nobel Laureates between 1901 and 2015, as per the information depicted on laureates/. It further reads-The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015 was divided, one half jointly to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura "for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites" and the other half to Youyou Tu "for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria".

Generic drug prescription: Possible issues, impacts and consequences


Shashank Chaturvedi
Department of Pharmaceutics
Invertis Institute of Pharmacy,
Invertis University, Bareilly, U.P

The generic drug and branded drug is a confusing concept, and is a matter of serious concern for the pharmaceutical sector after the imposition of the rule that every physician should prescribe drugs with generic names legibly and preferably in capital letters and he/she shall ensure that there is a rational prescription and use of drugs. The generic drug should be bioequivalent before they can be prescribed as an alternative from their branded counterparts. The possible impacts over the Pharmaceutical Sector should be assessed before implementing this mammoth decision.

Demonetisation of notes and Indian pharmaceutical industry

  • Posted on: 3 April 2017
  • By: admin

After the demonetisation of 500 and 1000 rupees notes, numerous sectors are being affected and hopefully we all have been affected with that. Also Global banks and rating agencies have downgraded India’s growth in the wake of demonetisation of high level. Current year’s GDP rate has been slowed down to 6.5. But Pharmaceutical industries are growing with good margin. Even shares of pharmaceutical industries are rating higher.

Onion, Garlic & Ginger hold promise for future medication

Editorial, July 2015 issue

“ We all know about onion, garlic and ginger. People are using them as food, salad, spice, or condiments (I put their use together). Many recipes are tasteless and considered to be incomplete without their use (onion, garlic and ginger) in dishes. There are various uses or documented uses (in various ailments) of these three natural stuff, uprooted from ground, when matured. The trio is underground modification of stem. Onion and garlic are bulbs and ginger is an example of rhizome, from view point of botany. Will it be wrong to compare these three with Vicks, Iodex and Zandu Balm, from view point of utility and importance and indispensability?