Patiala's Dr Tejvir Kaur gets patent for bacterial infection drug

Patiala's Dr Tejvir Kaur gets patent for bacterial infection drug

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Tribune News Service

Patiala, November 24

Doctor Tejvir Kaur, head, department of pharmacy, Government Medical College, here, has been granted a patent for “self-emulsifying cefpodoxime composition” by the Central Indian Patent Office at Delhi.

The patent has been granted for 20 years as per the provisions of the Patent Act.

The invention will decrease the daily dose of the drug and increase the oral bioavailability. It will be useful in eliminating many types of bacterial diseases.

Director Principal Harjinder Singh congratulated Tejvir Kaur on her achievement and wished the pharmacy department a bright future. He said the research of international level had bought laurels to the college and would be helpful in patient care.

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