Dolo 650 sales peaked during the second quarter. In April 2021, Dolo 650 tablets were sold worth Rs 49 crore. According to healthcare research firm IQVIA, this is the highest sale of this medicine so far.
The sale of many medicines set new records during the Covid-19 epidemic. Dolo 650 became the most prescribed drug during this pandemic. During this, 350 crore tablets of Dolo 650 were sold. These figures of the sale of about Rs 567 crore show that there was a strong demand for this medicine during the Corona period.
Highest sales in the second wave
Dolo 650 sales peaked during the second quarter. In April 2021, Dolo 650 tablets were sold worth Rs 49 crore. According to healthcare research firm IQVIA, this is the highest sale of this medicine so far. This is the reason why people started calling it India’s national tablet and favorite snack.
How many paracetamols were sold in 2019?
Dolo 650 contains Paracetamol as an active ingredient. In 2019, the sale of paracetamol of all brands was around Rs 530 crore. In 2021, this figure reached Rs 924 crore. Dolo ranked second among the best-selling anti-fever and analgesic tablets in 2021. The total turnover of this drug in 2021 was Rs 307 crore. Crocin stood at the sixth position with sales worth Rs 23.6 crore.
Why did Dolo become such a hit?
In the year 1973 G.C. The company established by Surana (Micro Labs Limited) manufactures Dolo 650 with 650 mg Paracetamol. Other companies bring their products with 500 mg of paracetamol. Pharma companies sell Paracetamol under their copyright under the names Crocin, Dolo, or Calpol. However, this does not explain why dolo sales are high. Experts say that the name Stratforward is one of the reasons for Dolo’s success. The second reason is that Dolo comes with 650 mg of Paracetamol and because of this it proves to be more effective against fever.
Know about Micro Labs
About 9,200 employees work in the company. With exports of Rs 920 crore, the total turnover of this company sits around Rs 2,700 crore.