Price Concession Updates


June 2018 price concessions

The Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) has published the following sets of price concessions for June 2018. They have been published in four different stages, so make sure you check all four tables.

Final update (29th June):

Drug Pack Size Price Concession
Buprenorphine 2mg sublingual tablets sugar free 7 £5.24
Buprenorphine 8mg sublingual tablets sugar free 7 £10.90
Lamotrigine 100mg tablets 56 £26.58
Lamotrigine 200mg tablets 56 £36.20
Lamotrigine 25mg tablets 56 £6.42
Lamotrigine 50mg tablets 56 £7.97
Mometasone 0.10% ointment 100 £7.19
Nebivolol 5mg tablets 28 £1.14
Oxybutynin 5mg tablets 56 £3.89
Pioglitazone 15mg tablets 28 £4.80
Ramipril 2.5mg tablets 28 £2.82
Sodium Valproate 200mg gastro-resistant tablets 100 £6.00
Tadalafil 5mg tablets 28 £38.59
Tolterodine 2mg tablets 56 £2.46
Venlafaxine 75mg tablets 56 £4.69

Additions (21st June):

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Co-codamol 30mg/500mg capsules 100 £4.50
Diamorphine 10mg powder for solution for injection ampoules 5 £16.56
Doxazosin 4mg tablets 28 £0.78
Glimepiride 3mg tablets 30 £4.00
Latanoprost 50micrograms/ml/timolol 5mg/ml eye drops 2.5ml £6.90
Latanoprost 50micrograms/ml eye drops 2.5ml £12.48
Nicorandil 10mg tablets 60 £2.50
Nicorandil 20mg tablets 60 £4.65
Pioglitazone 30mg tablets 28 £6.50
Pioglitazone 45mg tablets 28 £6.00
Tolterodine 1mg tablets 56 £3.16
Topiramate 100mg tablets 60 £15.75
Topiramate 25mg tablets 60 £5.75
Topiramate 50mg tablets 60 £8.50

Additions (19th June):

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Amisulpride 100mg tablets 60 £9.95
Amisulpride 50mg tablets 60 £7.52
Bicalutamide 150mg tablets 28 £16.00
Bicalutamide 50mg tablets 28 £14.75
Chlorpromazine 50mg tablets 28 £31.46
Doxazosin 1mg tablets 28 £0.80
Doxazosin 2mg tablets 28 £0.70
Irbesartan 150mg tablets 28 £3.99
Irbesartan 300mg tablets 28 £5.49
Irbesartan 75mg tablets 28 £2.35
Mirtazapine 15mg orodispersible tablets 30 £1.27
Mirtazapine 45mg orodispersible tablets 30 £1.76
Orlistat 120mg capsules 84 £20.00
Sodium Valproate SF Liquid 200mg/5ml 300ml £5.94

Initial price concessions (15th June):

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Amisulpride 200mg tablets 60 £14.98
Aripiprazole 10mg tablets 28 £2.86
Digoxin 125microgram tablets 28 £1.50
Digoxin 250microgram tablets 28 £1.50
Digoxin 62.5microgram tablets 28 £1.50
Lacidipine 2mg tablets 28 £2.95
Levetiracetam 100mg/ml Oral Solution 300ml £6.95
Oxybutynin 2.5mg tablets 56 £2.23
Perindopril erbumine 4mg tablets 30 £2.42
Telmisartan 20mg tablets 28 £0.95
Trimethoprim 200mg tablets 6 £0.40
Trimethoprim 50mg/5ml oral suspension SF 100ml £3.52
Venlafaxine 37.5mg tablets 56 £2.96

No endorsements are required as these prices will automatically be applied to this month’s prescriptions. A price concession only applies for the month in which it is granted.

PSNC is still working with the DHSC to agree further concessionary prices on other drugs reported to be unavailable at the stated June 2018 Drug Tariff price. You can sign up to receive PSNC updates to the price concessions here. Please note that PSNC cannot provide details of any generic products awaiting price concession approval from DHSC.

If you are experiencing shortages or pricing issues with drugs not on this list, please report them to GMLPC here