March 2020 Price Concessions – Final Update

March 2020 Price Concessions – Final Update

March 31, 2020

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (31/03/2020) set the FINAL price concessions for March 2020.

The new additions to the March 2020 price concession list are below:

Drug Pack size Price concession
Azathioprine 25mg tablets 28 £4.79
Azathioprine 50mg tablets 56 £6.33
Clarithromycin 125mg/5ml oral suspension 70 £4.12
Clarithromycin 500mg tablets 14 £3.52
Esomeprazole 40mg gastro-resistant capsules 28 £2.94
Ezetimibe 10mg tablets 28 £3.39
Gabapentin 600mg tablets 100 £20.30
Mometasone 0.1% cream 30 £3.14
Mometasone 50micrograms/dose nasal spray 140 £5.12
Paracetamol 250mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free 200 £2.78
Paracetamol 500mg tablets 32 £0.84
Perindopril erbumine 8mg tablets 30 £4.86
Quetiapine 100mg tablets 60 £8.73
Quinine bisulfate 300mg tablets 28 £5.45
Rivastigmine 1.5mg capsules 28 £2.93
Rosuvastatin 20mg tablets 28 £2.62
Sertraline 100mg tablets 28 £7.99
Sertraline 50mg tablets 28 £6.46
Valaciclovir 500mg tablets 10 £18.77

DHSC previously announced (19.03.20) the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price concession
Amiloride 5mg tablets 28 £27.50
Clonidine 25microgram tablets 112 £14.44
Co-careldopa 25mg/100mg tablets 100 £12.88
Cyanocobalamin 50microgram tablets 50 £9.84
Desmopressin 200microgram tablets 30 £22.70
Esomeprazole 20mg gastro-resistant capsules 28 £2.42
Fluoxetine 10mg capsules 30 £46.70
Fluoxetine 60mg capsules 30 £6.99
Lamotrigine 25mg dispersible tablets sugar free 56 £7.74
Meloxicam 7.5mg tablets 30 £3.15
Meloxicam 15mg tablets 30 £5.80
Perindopril erbumine 4mg tablets 30 £4.30
Pizotifen 1.5mg tablets 28 £5.35
Ranitidine 150mg tablets 60 £7.32
Ranitidine 300mg tablets 30 £6.80
Tacrolimus 0.1% ointment 30g £18.20
Tolterodine 1mg tablets 56 £22.80
Tolterodine 2mg tablets 56 £23.99
Venlafaxine 75mg tablets 56 £14.22

DHSC previously announced (13.03.20) the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price concession
Amiodarone 200mg tablets 28 £2.35
Diclofenac sodium 100mg modified-release tablets 28 £11.33
Frovatriptan 2.5mg tablets 6 £10.31
Hydroxyzine 10mg tablets 84 £2.09
Imipramine 25mg tablets 28 £3.79
Irbesartan 150mg tablets 28 £5.36
Irbesartan 300mg tablets 28 £4.70
Irbesartan 300mg / Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg tablets 28 £4.74
Lamotrigine 100mg dispersible tablets sugar free 56 £7.49
Lymecycline 408mg capsules 28 £6.45
Memantine 10mg tablets 28 £3.44
Memantine 20mg tablets 28 £8.88
Mirtazapine 15mg tablets 28 £2.29
Mirtazapine 30mg tablets 28 £1.89
Mirtazapine 45mg tablets 28 £2.74
Nefopam 30mg tablets 90 £10.10
Nitrofurantoin 50mg tablets 28 £12.45
Oxytetracycline 250mg tablets 28 £4.79
Quinine sulfate 300mg tablets 28 £6.67
Rivastigmine 3mg capsules 28 £3.97
Sulpiride 200mg tablets 30 £6.68
Tamoxifen 20mg tablets 30 £5.46
Trihexyphenidyl 2mg tablets 84 £9.42
Venlafaxine 37.5mg tablets 56 £6.50

No additional endorsements are required for price concessions. The above price concessions only apply to prescriptions submitted for payment in March 2020.

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. Contractors will be alerted to 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.

 



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