President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi has reportedly taken notice of the unnecessary sale of medicines.

He asked about the priority of doctors, whether it was the sale of medicines or the health of their patients. 

Vice-Chancellor of Health Services Academy Dr Shehzad Ali Khan said that the president shared a prescription on which a total of 21 medicines were written.

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Drug Regulatory Authority Of Pakistan (DRAP) officials also believe that it has been observed how in a single prescription, an average of 25 to 30 medicines are prescribed. President Alvi has asked for a plan to control the unnecessary sale of medicines by October 21.