The committee said it was informed that at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in February 2020, India was dependent on high-end imported ventilators and to meet the needs.
It also warned against use of the drug in patients who are not on oxygen support or in home settings.
It was observed that the mean oxygen requirement in all the age groups was 8.16 litres on day one, but it significantly fell to 1.77 litre by day seven.
This changed with the outbreak of Covid pandemic.
The study in Manipal Hospitals, which collected and analysed data among 372 cases, concluded that careful selection of patients for Remdesivir is essential
Madhya Pradesh government informs SC about revoking doctor's detention under NSA, wife's plea disposed
The state government said that following its decision, the district magistrate wrote to the Jail Superintendent of Central Jail at Indore and the doctor was subsequently released.
Can an incident affect public order enough to invoke NSA, asks SC; to examine plea against doctor's detention
A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah issued notice to the Madhya Pradesh government and sought its response within two weeks.
In order to substantially augment the production of Remdesivir, the Drugs Controller General of India granted expeditious approval to 40 new manufacturing sites of licensed manufacturers of the drug
Tamil Nadu has also received 1063 vials of Amphotericin B used for treating mucormycosis, which is the third highest allotment among all states and Union territories
After the patient's death in June, his family members verified the hospital records and found that the drugs were not given properly and he was not on ventilator support.
The chemicals and fertilizers minister also said that medical oxygen allotment for Karnataka has also been increased.
On Saturday, a large quantity of Remdesivir injections was reported stolen from the stock of the state-run Hamidia Hospital in Bhopal.
Last week, the government had put ban on export of Remdesivir for the time being to meet domestic needs.
Manufacturers scaled down production due to losses after first Covid wave, say sources