March 2019 Price Concessions – 1st update


March 2019 Price Concessions – 1st update

March 20, 2019

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

Drug Pack Size Concession Price
Alverine 60mg capsules 100 £2.82
Brimonidine 0.2% eye drops 5ml £3.20
Bumetanide 1mg tablets 28 £1.94
Candesartan 4mg tablets 7 £0.76
Carvedilol 6.25mg tablets 28 £0.83
Carvedilol 25mg tablets 28 £3.87
Co-careldopa 25/100mg tablets 100 £10.05
Desmopressin 200microgram tablets 30 £9.01
Dosulepin 25mg capsules 28 £1.99
Dosulepin 75mg tablets 28 £13.45
Furosemide 20mg tablets 28 £0.93
Glyceryl trinitrate 400micrograms/ dose pump sublingual spray 200 dose £2.09
Ibandronic acid 50mg tablets 28 £65.50
Irbesartan 75mg tablets 28 £2.66
Irbesartan 150mg tablets 28 £3.90
Lofepramine 70mg tablets 56 £20.05
Losartan 100mg tablets 28 £4.59
Mefenamic acid 500mg tablets 28 £27.57
Orlistat 120mg capsules 84 £23.99
Piroxicam 0.5% gel 112g £3.15
Pramipexole 88microgram tablets 30 £4.85
Quetiapine 200mg tablets 60 £17.39
Quetiapine 300mg tablets 60 £9.99
Risperidone 500microgram tablets 20 £2.69
Risperidone 2mg tablets 60 £17.01
Risperidone 3mg tablets 60 £23.95
Risperidone 4mg tablets 60 £22.87
Sevelamer 800mg tablets 180 £150.74
Sodium Valproate 500mg gastro-resistant tablets 100 £16.45
Tadalafil 5mg tablets 28 £19.90
Tizanidine 2mg tablets 120 £7.19
Valsartan 40mg capsules 28 £4.00
Valsartan 80mg capsules 28 £6.65
Valsartan 160mg capsules 28 £7.70

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 March 2019 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.

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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