The health ministry which was reluctant to approve retail sale of the anti-viral drug fearing misuse of the medicine have formulated a way to counter it.
The H1N1 drug will be categorized under Schedule X which lists a series of drugs not commonly available for sale.
The drugs under the Schedule X can only be obtained through a double prescription. One prescription for the patient and one for the chemist who is selling Tamiflu.
The chemist is also expected to put a stamp or provide some kind of a seal on the prescription indicating that the drug has been issued.