July Price Concessions Final Update

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (03/08/2022) granted the following final list of price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price concession
Calcipotriol 0.005% / Betamethasone dipropionate 0.05% gel 60 £36.13
Duloxetine 30mg gastro-resistant capsules 28 £4.28
Duloxetine 60mg gastro-resistant capsules 28 £6.91
Fluoxetine 20mg/5ml oral solution 70 £3.79
Risperidone 500microgram tablets 20 £2.57
Temazepam 10mg tablets 28 £17.00
Temazepam 20mg tablets 28 £18.22
Venlafaxine 75mg tablets 56 £12.86

DHSC previously (29/07/2022) granted the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price concession
Alendronic Acid 70mg tablets 4 £12.83
Aripiprazole 10mg tablets 28 £5.00
Aripiprazole 15mg tablets 28 £1.15
Aripiprazole 5mg tablets 28 £1.03
Bimatoprost 100micrograms/ml eye drops 3 £3.55
Chlorpromazine 100mg tablets 28 £25.04
Chlorpromazine 25mg tablets 28 £25.07
Chlorpromazine 50mg tablets 28 £25.73
Citalopram 10mg tablets 28 £2.48
Citalopram 20mg tablets 28 £3.83
Clarithromycin 500mg tablets 14 £7.32
Clonidine 25microgram tablets 112 £12.34
Dipyridamole 100mg tablets 84 £23.23
Enalapril 5mg tablets 28 £3.08
Esomeprazole 20mg gastro-resistant tablets 28 £5.78
Esomeprazole 40mg gastro-resistant tablets 28 £5.35
Exemestane 25mg tablets 30 £14.86
Finasteride 5mg tablets 28 £1.53
Fluoxetine 40mg capsules 30 £2.85
Gabapentin 600mg tablets 100 £5.57
Glyceryl trinitrate 500microgram sublingual tablets 100 £4.94
Hydroxocobalamin 1mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules 5 £6.77
Ibandronic acid 50mg tablets 28 £89.37
Lercanidipine 10mg tablets 28 £3.53
Losartan 50mg / Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg tablets 28 £5.73
Mometasone 0.1% cream 100 £8.84
Mometasone 0.1% cream 30 £3.73
Mometasone 0.1% ointment 30 £3.99
Phenoxymethylpenicillin 250mg tablets 28 £1.63
Prasugrel 10mg tablets 28 £8.65
Prednisolone 5mg soluble tablets 30 £17.74
Promethazine hydrochloride 10mg tablets* 56 £17.77 (previously £13.45)
Risedronate sodium 35mg tablets 4 £1.76
Tetracycline 250mg tablets 28 £7.06

*Due to the price change mechanism, the reimbursement price for Promethazine hydrochloride 10mg tablets has increased from £4.24 to £17.77 for the month of July 2022. Any prescription for Promethazine hydrochloride 10mg tablets x 56 submitted for payment to the NHSBSA for the month of July 2022 will be reimbursed at the new price of £17.77 (not as per the price concession of £13.45 announced in the 4th concessions update published on 29 July 2022)

DHSC previously (26/07/2022) granted the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price concession
Flecainide 100mg tablets 60 £4.52
Fluoxetine 20mg capsules 30 £1.80
Ibuprofen 100mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free 100 £3.99
Lacidipine 2mg tablets 28 £2.95
Loratadine 5mg/5ml oral solution 100 £4.72
Rizatriptan 10mg tablets 3 £3.69
Tamsulosin 400microgram / Dutasteride 500microgram capsules 30 £3.90

DHSC previously (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.

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.

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