Diazoxide Shortage in India


Recently, there have been issues with availability of diazoxide (in congenital hyperinsulinism) in the market. The following information may be useful for patients with hyperinsulinism who need diazoxide. Please go through the attached document which gives details of applying online for permission of import of drugs. You would need a prescription from a qualified doctor and can apply online for permission to import the medicine. Subsequently, the medicine can be sent by off-shore contacts or can be purchased online from various online pharmacies with Indian prescription (the list of pharmacies is given in or from

Dr. Rajni Sharma

Joint Secretary, ISPAE

Division of Pediatric Endocrinology

Department of Pediatrics

All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Ansari Nagar, New Delhi

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