April 2021 Price Concessions – Final Update

April 2021 Price Concessions – Final Update

April 30, 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today granted the following list of price concessions:

Drug  Pack Size Price Concession
Candesartan 2mg tablets 7 £1.50
Donepezil 10mg orodispersible tablets sugar free 28 £83.89
Eplerenone 50mg tablets 28 £27.71
Esomeprazole 20mg gastro-resistant tablets 28 £4.93
Etoricoxib 120mg tablets 28 £16.51
Etoricoxib 30mg tablets 28 £11.28
Etoricoxib 90mg tablets 28 £12.94
Ivabradine 5mg tablets 56 £5.53
Lamotrigine 200mg tablets 56 £6.06
Nicorandil 10mg tablets 60 £5.40
Nicorandil 20mg tablets 60 £7.99
Pramipexole 88microgram tablets 30 £4.66
Pregabalin 150mg capsules 56 £4.30
Pregabalin 200mg capsules 84 £7.88
Pregabalin 25mg capsules 56 £3.60
Pregabalin 300mg capsules 56 £5.61
Prochlorperazine 5mg tablets 28 £1.60
Repaglinide 1mg tablets 90 £9.79
Repaglinide 2mg tablets 90 £9.09
Tolbutamide 500mg tablets 28 £13.31
Trimethoprim 200mg tablets 6 £1.41
Trimethoprim 200mg tablets 14 £3.29

DHSC previously announced (27.04.2021) the following list of price concessions:

Drug  Pack Size Price Concession
Lamotrigine 25mg tablets 56 £2.77
Letrozole 2.5mg tablets 14 £1.65
Olmesartan medoxomil 20mg tablets 28 £9.50
Olmesartan medoxomil 40mg tablets 28 £14.52
Baclofen 10mg tablets 84 £3.60
Naftidrofuryl 100mg capsules 84 £7.80
Trazodone 100mg capsules 56 £4.05

DHSC previously announced (19.04.2021) the following list of price concessions:

Drug  Pack Size Price Concession
Chlorpromazine 50mg tablets 28 £16.50
Eplerenone 25mg tablets 28 £12.00
Etoricoxib 60mg tablets 28 £16.24
Lamotrigine 100mg tablets 56 £5.14
Lamotrigine 50mg tablets 56 £4.50
Olmesartan medoxomil 10mg tablets 28 £8.85
Pregabalin 100mg capsules 84 £6.99
Pregabalin 50mg capsules 84 £6.28
Pregabalin 75mg capsules 56 £5.22
Sulfasalazine 500mg gastro-resistant tablets 112 £21.20
Sulfasalazine 500mg tablets 112 £18.80
Trimethoprim 50mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free 100 £12.50
Zonisamide 100mg capsules 56 £52.49

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

Please note that PSNC cannot provide details of any generic products awaiting price concession approval from the DHSC.

If you have problems obtaining a Part VIII product at the stated Drug Tariff price, please report the issue 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.

Contractors will be alerted to further updates to the price concession list 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. 

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