March 2017 Price Concessions/NCSO


March 2017 Price Concessions/NCSO

March 15, 2017

The Department of Health has granted the following price concessions for March 2017:

The price concession only applies to the month that it is granted.

Drug Pack size Price concession
Amitriptyline 50mg tablets 28 £3.50
Dapsone 50mg tablets 28 £46.19
Exemestane 25mg tablets 30 £12.60
Flecainide 100mg  tablets 60 £16.53
Flecainide 50mg  tablets  60 £11.57
Glibenclamide 5mg tablets 28 £2.49
Lorazepam 1mg tablets 28 £6.00
Mirtazapine 15mg tablets 28 £5.95
Mirtazapine 30mg tablets 28 £1.61
Mirtazapine 45mg tablets 28 £5.95
Naratriptan 2.5mg tablets 6 £23.00
Nitrofurantoin 50mg tablets 28 £20.50
Oxazepam 10mg tablets 28 £7.97
Oxazepam 15mg tablets 28 £7.75
Ropinirole 1mg tablets 84 £56.71
Ropinirole 5mg tablets 84 £165.00
Spironolactone 50mg tablets 28 £5.20
Valsartan 160mg capsules 28 £17.65
Valsartan 40mg capsules 28 £8.95
Valsartan 80mg capsules 28 £11.99
Zolmitriptan 2.5mg orodispersible tablets sugar free 6 £15.22
Zolmitriptan 2.5mg tablets 6 £15.30

Please note negotiations are still ongoing regarding a number of products. 

Contractors will be alerted to any updates through our website and via our e-news email.  If you wish to subscribe to our email list, you can receive an email as soon as any announcements are made. Please note that PSNC cannot provide details of generic products that are suspected of being affected by generic supply problems unless and until the Department of Health grants a concession. No additional endorsements are required for price concessions.

If you have problems obtaining a Part VIII product or problems obtaining the product at the set Drug Tariff price, please report the issue to PSNC using the online feedback form on the PSNC Website.

If you have been able to source the product, please provide full details of the supplier and price paid. PSNC will investigate the extent of the problem and if appropriate discuss the issue with the Department of Health. 

Any further concessions will be posted here on the website.

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