July 2022 Price Concessions 2nd Update

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The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (22/07/2022) granted the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price concession
Celecoxib 200mg capsules 30 £5.97
Clarithromycin 250mg/5ml oral suspension 70 £5.00
Clotrimazole 500mg pessaries 1 £5.20
Cyclizine 50mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules 5 £6.16
Desloratadine 5mg tablets 30 £4.91
Flucloxacillin 500mg capsules 28 £2.34
Isotretinoin 20mg capsules 30 £15.00
Meloxicam 15mg tablets 30 £2.75
Memantine 20mg tablets 28 £1.45
Methocarbamol 750mg tablets 100 £13.45
Nebivolol 2.5mg tablets 28 £13.65
Olmesartan medoxomil 40mg tablets 28 £4.88
Rabeprazole 10mg gastro-resistant tablets 28 £4.43
Rabeprazole 20mg gastro-resistant tablets 28 £9.95
Rivastigmine 1.5mg capsules 28 £3.78
Rivastigmine 3mg capsules 28 £4.20
Telmisartan 20mg tablets 28 £4.82
Topiramate 25mg tablets 60 £2.45
Travoprost 40micrograms/ml / timolol 5mg/ml eye drops 2.5 £5.64
Trospium chloride 20mg tablets 60 £13.50
Valsartan 80mg capsules 28 £5.19

DHSC previously (19/07/2022) granted the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price concession
Aciclovir 400mg tablets 56 £3.18
Amoxicillin 250mg/5ml oral suspension 100 £2.20
Amoxicillin 250mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free 100 £2.53
Benzydamine 0.15% oromucosal spray sugar free 30 £4.30
Brimonidine 0.2% eye drops 5 £4.75
Dorzolamide 20mg/ml eye drops 5 £4.20
Famotidine 20mg tablets 28 £19.74
Famotidine 40mg tablets 28 £32.04
Gabapentin 100mg capsules 100 £3.45
Lacidipine 4mg tablets 28 £3.88
Lercanidipine 20mg tablets 28 £8.68
Mometasone 0.1% ointment 100 £9.79
Montelukast 4mg granules sachets sugar free 28 £6.51
Nizatidine 150mg capsules 30 £22.25
Norethisterone 5mg tablets 30 £5.99
Oxycodone 5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free 250 £8.25
Paracetamol 250mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free 200 £3.38
Promethazine hydrochloride 25mg tablets 56 £32.19
Sodium bicarbonate 500mg capsules 56 £3.65
Solifenacin 10mg tablets 30 £3.74
Solifenacin 5mg tablets 30 £3.14
Sulfasalazine 500mg gastro-resistant tablets 112 £56.99
Sulfasalazine 500mg tablets 112 £56.99
Trimethoprim 50mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free 100 £9.16

Read the Contractor update on medicine supply here

No additional endorsements are required for price concessions. 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 July 2022 Drug Tariff price. Please note that PSNC cannot provide details of any generic products awaiting price concession approval from 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.