February 2020 Price Concessions – 2nd update


February 2020 Price Concessions – 2nd update

February 21, 2020

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

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Amiodarone 200mg tablets 28 £2.55
Desmopressin 200microgram tablets 30 £19.47
Lymecycline 408mg capsules 28  £6.50
Meloxicam 7.5mg tablets 30  £3.25
Mirtazapine 15mg tablets 28  £2.20
Mirtazapine 30mg tablets 28  £2.20
Mirtazapine 45mg tablets 28  £2.52
Pizotifen 1.5mg tablets 28  £5.75
Ranitidine 150mg tablets 60  £6.80
Ranitidine 300mg tablets 30  £6.14
Tolterodine 2mg tablets 56  £4.58
Trihexyphenidyl 2mg tablets 84  £7.50
Venlafaxine 37.5mg tablets 56  £6.94
Venlafaxine 75mg tablets 56 £14.20

DHSC previously announced (19.02.20) the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Co-careldopa 25mg/100mg tablets 100 £11.98
Fluoxetine 10mg capsules 30 £46.89
Frovatriptan 2.5mg tablets 6 £10.18
Hydroxyzine 10mg tablets 84 £2.10
Hydroxyzine 25mg tablets 28 £0.90
Irbesartan 150mg tablets 28 £5.00
Irbesartan 300mg / Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg tablets 28 £4.74
Meloxicam 15mg tablets 30 £5.71
Memantine 10mg tablets 28 £2.65
Memantine 20mg tablets 28 £7.40
Nitrazepam 5mg tablets 28 £3.10
Quinine sulfate 300mg tablets 28 £6.99
Rivastigmine 3mg capsules 28 £3.95

PSNC is still working with the DHSC to agree further concessionary prices on other drugs reported to be unavailable at the stated February 2020 Drug Tariff price. 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. Please note that PSNC cannot provide details of any generic products awaiting price concession approval from DHSC.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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