OREANDA-NEWS German medicines for heart attack and stroke mikardis and mikardis-plus from the pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim stopped supplying to Russia last summer. This was reported in Roszdravnadzor, Vedomosti writes.

The ministry clarified that the drugs stopped being supplied to the country last summer — the German pharmaceutical company notified Roszdravnadzor about this. According to the newspaper, the drug is not available in any of the pharmacies in Moscow and the region.

However, the Russian office of Boehringer Ingelheim assured that the company remains on the market and continues to supply vital medicines to all parts of Russia.

Roszdravnadzor, assessing the consequences of stopping the supply of the German drug, said that this would not affect the availability of medicines with the active substance telmisartan in the country.