The government has expanded the list of permitted drugs

The Russian government approved the action plan, which expands the list of permitted narcotic and psychotropic drugs used to reduce pain. The order was published on the official website of the government.

It is noted that the adoption of this action plan will improve the availability and quality of therapy, will introduce current approaches to getting rid of the pain and simplify the procedure for the appointment of legal addictive drugs.

According to the government, this will also contribute to the improvement of legal regulation of activities related to the dissemination of information about the use of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances for medical purposes.”

This site not published the list of medicinal products that extend the already existing list.

In late June, “Kommersant” reported on supply of medicines for cancer patients. According to the publication, in some Moscow clinics patients were denied expensive drugs statement in the last two months. On shortages of drugs complained residents of Moscow, Ryazan, Samara, Tula, Novgorod regions etc. In the Department of health of Moscow, the newspaper did not respond to a request.

In August last year the Cabinet changed the rules of traffic in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. Under the new rules, healthcare organizations and their subdivisions can let go of narcotic and psychotropic drugs as pharmacy.