Affordable ‘Zolahart’, an anti-hypertensive drug priced at Rs 7.50

Launched by the Mankind Pharma, this anti-hypertensive drug is available at 51 percent less price, thereby comparatively the cheapest in India

New Delhi: Mankind Pharma has launched an anti-hypertensive-drug Zolahart (Azilsartan), at an affordable price of Rs 7.50 per tablet. Aimed at reducing the most commonly related disease of hypertension, the introduction of Zolahart (Azilsartan) at 51 percent less price, as per the company, has been also done with the mission of achieving the prime objective of world class quality at the most affordable price.
Azilsartan, a new generation Anti-hypertensive drug, offers potent and persistent 24 hours’ blood pressure control. It is proven to be safe for hypertensive patients with comorbid conditions like Diabetes or Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The recently launched Angiotensin-receptor-blocker (Azilsartan) is the most potent amongst ARBs and is expected to reduce the proportion of patients of uncontrolled BP considerably.
Research by the World Health Organization (WHO), shows that hypertension is one of the leading causes of premature deaths in India. It also exerts substantial public health burden on the cardiovascular health status of India.
Speaking on the development, Mr R C Juneja, chairman and founder, Mankind Group said “At Mankind, we endeavour to bring the latest innovative therapies with assured quality that address primary healthcare challenge in India and are world class quality at an affordable price. It is with this thought, we decided to launch Zolahart (Azilsartan), the latest anti-hypertensive drug at the most affordable price of 7.50/Tab, which is 51 percent less than other competitors.
Inspired by Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadi Scheme to deliver pharmaceuticals products at affordable price, Mankind Pharma with its Make in India approach has set up goals to sustain a balance in the healthcare of the country.