March 2019 Price Concessions – final update

March 2019 Price Concessions – final update

March 29, 2019

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (29/03/2019) set the FINAL price concessions for March 2019.

The new additions to the March 2019 price concessions list are below:

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Candesartan 8mg tablets 28 £2.00
Candesartan 16mg tablets 28 £3.01
Candesartan 32mg tablets 28 £2.70
Celecoxib 200mg capsules 30 £15.64
Clomipramine 25mg capsules 28 £4.02
Clomipramine 50mg capsules 28 £3.68
Diamorphine 10mg powder for solution for injection ampoules 5 £16.56
Diamorphine 30mg powder for solution for injection ampoules 5 £16.52
Glyceryl trinitrate 400micrograms/dose pump sublingual spray 180 dose £2.44
Ibandronic acid 150mg tablets 1 £17.53
Irbesartan 300mg tablets 28 £4.31
Lercanidipine 20mg tablets 28 £4.40
Levetiracetam 100mg/ml oral solution sugar free 300ml £12.71
Losartan 25mg tablets 28 £3.09
Metoprolol 50mg tablets 28 £6.23
Metoprolol 100mg tablets 28 £3.90
Metronidazole 200mg tablets 21 £2.48
Metronidazole 400mg tablets 21 £7.39
Naproxen 250mg tablets 28 £5.01
Naproxen 250mg gastro-resistant tablets 56 £11.14
Naproxen 500mg tablets 28 £10.33
Naproxen 500mg gastro-resistant tablets 56 £19.50
Nebivolol 5mg tablets 28 £4.84
Nortriptyline 25mg tablets 100 £9.04
Olanzapine 5mg tablets 28 £1.34
Olanzapine 10mg tablets 28 £2.43
Olanzapine 15mg tablets 28 £2.29
Olanzapine 20mg tablets 28 £2.63
Ondansetron 4mg tablets 10 £7.87
Prednisolone 5mg tablets 28 £1.00
Quetiapine 25mg tablets 60 £2.80
Ramipril 2.5mg tablets 28 £3.20
Ramipril 10mg tablets 28 £3.05
Riluzole 50mg tablets 56 £17.94
Risedronate sodium 35mg tablets 4 £7.55
Risperidone 1mg tablets 20 £3.59
Telmisartan 20mg tablets 28 £3.30
Telmisartan 40mg tablets 28 £5.83
Telmisartan 80mg tablets 28 £7.78
Topiramate 50mg tablets 60 £13.91
Topiramate 100mg tablets 60 £19.89
Zolmitriptan 2.5mg orodispersible tablets sugar free 6 £10.13

DHSC previously (22.03.2019) granted the following price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Amiloride 5mg tablets 28 £9.75
Baclofen 10mg tablets 84 £1.49
Carvedilol 12.5mg tablets 28 £2.75
Carvedilol 3.125mg tablets 28 £1.50
Celecoxib 100mg capsules 60 £3.29
Citalopram 40mg/ml oral drops sugar free 15ml £9.52
Chloramphenicol 0.5% eye drops 10ml £2.49
Clomipramine 10mg capsules 28 £2.16
Desogestrel 75microgram tablets 84 £2.40
Furosemide 40mg tablets 28 £1.51
Hydroxocobalamin 1mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules 5 £8.85
Losartan 50mg tablets 28 £3.69
Nebivolol 2.5mg tablets 28 £24.89
Nortriptyline 10mg tablets 100 £6.82
Quetiapine 100mg tablets 60 £8.88
Quinine bisulfate 300mg tablets 28 £2.20
Sodium valproate 200mg gastro-resistant tablets 100 £6.99
Sodium valproate 200mg/5ml oral solution sugar free 300ml £6.85
Tibolone 2.5mg tablets 28 £8.15
Valsartan 160mg / Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg tablets 28 £4.38

DHSC previously (20.03.2019) granted the following price concessions:

Drug Pack Size Price Concession
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.

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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