Silagra is produced by Indian manufacturer Cipla. So, what do we know about pharmaceutical industry in India?
The Indian Quality Standards are very close to the WHO standards and there are over 2,500 manufacturers in India that are very tightly controlled. There is a death penalty for faking/counterfeiting drugs and the entire industry is about US$40 billion in size.
Most reputable pharmaceutical companies have their factories in India: Ranbaxy, Cipla, Pfizer, Dr.Reddy’s, Novartis, Merck, Ajantha, GSK, Sanofi-Aventis and 10s of others. The Indian subcontinent has the largest number of USFDA approved factories outside the USA in the world and the Indian pharmaceutical industry is a very strong force to reckon with.