Government of Karnataka Orders and Circulars

Free treatment of Black Fungus and How to procure Amphotericin B ?

Treatment of MUCORMYCOSIS aka BLACK FUNGUS to be FREE OF COST at ALL GOVERNMENT DISTRICT HOSPITALS in Karnataka

Note: As per the new government order, all Government District Hospitals are now permitted to treat Black Fungus Cases. Refer to the last section of this post.

Black Fungus Medicine

If you know someone who is infected and in need of an injection – “Liposomal Amphotericin”, please remember that you will not get this medicine from any Pharmacy in Bangalore and if at all you get it, it’s sold in Black Market for 50-70k

So to procure this injection for the patient in government MRP rate which is 5000 INR, this is what one has to do –

Hospitals in charge have to connect to the drug controller directly with the following details.

Checklist to procure Amphotericin B in Karnataka

The Prescription should be made on the letterhead of the hospital.

The following particulars should be mentioned:

  1. The Doctor’s name with KMC Registration, date, signature & seal. No proxies should be used.
  2. All patient particulars including name, age, gender, etc.
  3. A clear diagnosis mentioning
    a) The type of mucormycosis
    b) CT finding and or Biopsy result
  4. Procedure or Surgery, if any, done on the patient.
  5. Clearly mention:
    a) Whether Liposomal/Emulsion/Lyophilised Amphotericin B is required
    b) Dosage for the patient including the number of vials needed per day
    c) Duration of the treatment
  6. Aadhar card of the patient to be enclosed.

All the above documents to be submitted to

Shri. Suri C.R
Assistant Drugs Controller, Bangalore
Circle 5 Drugs Control Department
Palace Road, Bangalore-560001
Mobile No. 9449197851

Government Order – All Government District Hospitals are permitted to treat Black Fungus Cases

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