May 2018 Price Concessions/NCSO – FINAL update

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May 2018 Price Concessions/NCSO – FINAL update

June 1, 2018

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (01/06/2018) granted FINAL price concessions for May 2018.

PSNC Director of Pharmacy Funding Mike Dent said:

“Medicines supply and pricing issues continue to put enormous and unreasonable pressure on community pharmacy contractors. We are disappointed that once again this month DHSC has imposed prices on a number of lines at lower levels than PSNC had sought.”

The new additions to the May 2018 price concessions list are below:

 

Drug Pack size Price Concessions
Lamotrigine 100mg tablets 56 £24.09
Lamotrigine 200mg tablets 56 £23.47
Lamotrigine 25mg tablets 56 £5.55
Lamotrigine 50mg tablets 56 £6.42
Latanoprost 50mcg/ml eye drops 2.5 £7.37
Latanoprost 50mcg/ml / timolol 5mg/ml eye drops 2.5 £8.34
Orlistat 120mg capsules 84 £17.45
Pioglitazone 45mg tablets 28 £3.94
Ramipril 2.5mg tablets 28 £0.99

 

DHSC previously (21.05.2018) granted the following price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price Concessions
Amisulpride 50mg tablets 60 £6.00
Bicalutamide 150mg tablets 28 £17.50
Bicalutamide 50mg tablets 28 £14.75
Buprenorphine 2mg sublingual tablets SF 7 £6.35
Buprenorphine 8mg sublingual tablets SF 7 £16.15
Co-codamol 30mg/500mg capsules 100 £4.00
Digoxin 125microgram tablets 28 £1.50
Digoxin 250microgram tablets 28 £1.50
Digoxin 62.5microgram tablets 28 £1.50
Doxazosin 1mg tablets 28 £0.89
Doxazosin 2mg tablets 28 £0.60
Doxazosin 4mg tablets 28 £0.90
Glimepiride 2mg tablets 30 £3.00
Glimepiride 4mg tablets 30 £5.73
Irbesartan 300mg tablets 28 £6.00
Lacidipine 2mg tablets 28 £2.95
Mirtazapine 15mg orodispersible tablets 30 £1.50
Mirtazapine 30mg orodispersible tablets 30 £1.25
Mirtazapine 45mg orodispersible tablets 30 £2.00
Oxybutynin 2.5mg tablets 56 £2.90
Oxybutynin 5mg tablets 56 £4.64
Perindopril erbumine 4mg tablets 30 £3.30
Tadalafil 5mg tablets 28 £14.00
Tolterodine 1mg tablets 56 £3.40
Tolterodine 2mg tablets 56 £3.40
Topiramate 100mg tablets 60 £17.00
Topiramate 25mg tablets 60 £6.00
Topiramate 50mg tablets 60 £9.50
Trimethoprim 50mg/5ml oral suspension SF 100ml £3.75
Venlafaxine 37.5mg tablets 56 £3.10

DHSC previously (17.05.2018) granted the following price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Amisulpride 100mg tablets 60 £9.95
Amisulpride 200mg tablets 60 £15.95
Aripiprazole 10mg tablets 28 £3.27
Aripiprazole 15mg tablets 28 £3.12
Aripiprazole 5mg tablets 28 £2.77
Chlorpromazine 50mg tablets 28 £33.95
Glimepiride 1mg tablets 30 £2.56
Glimepiride 3mg tablets 30 £4.79
Irbesartan 150mg tablets 28 £5.31
Irbesartan 75mg tablets 28 £2.67
Levetiracetam 100mg/ml Oral Solution 300ml £7.05
Perindopril erbumine 2mg tablets 30 £3.70
Perindopril erbumine 8mg tablets 30 £5.47
Phenoxymethylpenicillin 125mg/5ml oral solution 100ml £5.67
Pioglitazone 15mg tablets 28 £10.83
Pioglitazone 30mg tablets 28 £14.07
Sodium Valproate SF Liquid 200mg/5ml 300ml £5.94
Telmisartan 20mg tablets 28 £0.95
Trimethoprim 200mg tablets 6 £0.40
Venlafaxine 75mg tablets 56 £5.68

 

No additional endorsements are required for price concessions. A price concession only applies for the month in which it is granted.

If you have problems obtaining a Part VIII product or problems obtaining the product at the stated Drug Tariff price, please report the issue to PSNC using the online feedback form on the PSNC Website.
Please include full details of the supplier and price paid for any products sourced above the Drug Tariff price. PSNC will investigate the extent of the problem and if appropriate discuss the issue with DHSC.

 



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