Posts

Showing posts from April, 2017

Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) in Bangladesh

Proton pump inhibitors are prescribed for long-lasting reduction of gastric acid production. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) reduce the production of acid by blocking the enzyme in the wall of the stomach that produces acid.
Gastrointestinal disorders, specifically gastric acid-related disorders including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), peptic ulcer disease (PUD), and dyspepsia are very common in Bangladesh. Current treatment guidelines for gastric acid-related diseases recommend first-line treatment with a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) to reduce gastric acid production. Esomeprazole, omeprazole, lansoprazole, pantoprazole and rabeprazole are widely used for the treatment.

A List of Anti-cancer Drugs Available in Bangladesh

Anticancer drugs are used to treat malignancies, or cancerous growths. Anticancer Drug therapy may be used alone, or in combination with other treatments such as surgery or radiation therapy. A list of anti-cancer drugs (oncology products) available in Bangladesh are given below-
AbirateroneAnastrozoleBendamustineBevacizumabBicalutamideCapecitabineCarboplatinCetuximab

Model Pharmacy Practice in Bangladesh

Model Pharmacy practice in Bangladesh is started for developing, implementing, and enforcing uniform standards for the purpose of protecting the public health. It clearly declares and acknowledges that safeguarding the public interest is the foremost compelling reason for regulating the Practice of Pharmacy and the distribution of Drugs and related Devices.
The major advantages of model pharmacy practice in Bangladesh are-

Growth of Pharmaceutical Industry in Bangladesh

Bangladesh pharmaceutical industry is mainly dominated by domestic manufacturers. Before 1982 there were about 10 multinational companies availing about 80% of the domestic market. The situation is reverse now. Of the total pharmaceutical market of Bangladesh, the local companies are enjoying a market share reaching around 90%, while the multinational companies are having a market share of around 10%.
There are approximately 200 pharmaceutical companies active in the market at the moment. All of the companies registered under the regulatory body of the country called DGDA (Directorate General of Drug Administration).

Anti-diabetic Products in Bangladesh

Anti diabetic drugs are used in diabetes to treat diabetes mellitus by lowering glucose levels in the blood. These drugs aim to achieve normoglycemia and relieve diabetes symptoms, such as thirst, polyuria, weight loss, ketoacidosis.
According to research published in WHO bulletin in 2013, Bangladesh has a disproportionately high diabetes population with more than 7.1 million, 8.4% or 10 million. According to the International Diabetes Federation, the prevalence of diabetes patients in Bangladesh will be 13% by 2030.

Top 20 Pharmaceutical Companies in Bangladesh 2017

Pharmaceutical Industry Salary in Bangladesh

Pharmaceutical industry salary range for a pharmacist in Bangladesh varies from industry to industry and institute to institute. Multinational pharmaceutical companies and top ten local pharmaceutical companies are paying highest salary in Bangladesh.
Novartis, GSK and Sanofi are the key player of the multinational pharmaceutical companies in Bangladesh. They pay about 35000 to 45000 BDT for entry level job for a pharmacist in Bangladesh.
Bangladeshi companies- Square, Eskayef and ACI are giving highest salary for a pharmacist from starting the year 2017. They pay about 30000+ BDT for a pharmacist in Bangladesh.

Locations of Pharmaceutical Companies in Bangladesh

List of 150 Pharmaceutical Companies with Their Locations-
1. ACI Limited Location: Godnail, Narayangonj.

2. ACI Healthcare Ltd. Location: Sonargaon, Narayanganj.

3. Acme Laboratories Ltd. Location: Dhamrai, Dhaka.

Medical Representative Jobs in Bangladesh

Medical representatives are the media of contact between pharmaceutical and healthcare professionals. Excellent communication, presentation and sales skills are the key requirements for a medical representatives.
Medical representative or medical promotion officer jobs are a good option for career development in Bangladesh. All of the pharmaceutical companies recruiting a large amount of employees on this post. They provide a hand-sum salary with periodic bonus and a performance based career path.