May 2020 Price Concessions – final update

May 2020 Price Concessions – final update

May 29, 2020

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (29/05/2020) set the FINAL price concessions for May 2020.

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

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Carbocisteine 375mg capsules 120 £6.87
Clarithromycin 250mg/5ml oral suspension 70ml £8.60
Clonidine 25microgram tablets 112 £13.62
Duloxetine 20mg gastro-resistant capsules 28 £5.17
Duloxetine 40mg gastro-resistant capsules 56 £12.09
Erythromycin 250mg gastro-resistant tablets 28 £7.37
Exemestane 25mg tablets 30 £61.57
Fenofibrate micronised 267mg capsules 28 £4.51
Glycopyrronium bromide 200micrograms/1ml solution for injection ampoules 10 £14.00
Mirtazapine 15mg orodispersible tablets 30 £1.97
Mirtazapine 45mg tablets 28 £3.10
Mometasone 50micrograms/dose nasal spray 140 dose £4.99
Nitrofurantoin 50mg tablets 28 £14.04
Ranitidine 300mg tablets 30 £5.99
Ranitidine 50mg/2ml solution for injection ampoules 5 £49.00
Rasagiline 1mg tablets 28 £5.17
Senna 7.5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free 500ml £12.93

DHSC previously announced (20.05.20) the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Aciclovir 400mg tablets 56 £3.44
Aciclovir 800mg tablets 35 £4.65
Amiloride 5mg tablets 28 £24.50
Amiodarone 200mg tablets 28 £2.90
Azathioprine 25mg tablets 28 £4.55
Azathioprine 50mg tablets 56 £5.30
Betahistine 16mg tablets 84 £5.00
Clarithromycin 125mg/5ml oral suspension 70ml £3.69
Co-careldopa 25mg/100mg tablets 100ml £16.18
Diamorphine 10mg powder for solution for injection ampoules 5 £16.56
Donepezil 10mg tablets 28 £2.80
Esomeprazole 20mg gastro-resistant capsules 28 £2.30
Esomeprazole 40mg gastro-resistant capsules 28 £2.75
Estradiol 1mg tablets 84 £6.89
Estradiol 2mg tablets 84 £6.89
Ezetimibe 10mg tablets 28 £3.10
Gabapentin 600mg tablets 100 £14.21
Hydroxychloroquine 200mg tablets 60 £7.39
Hydroxyzine 10mg tablets 84 £1.93
Ibuprofen 400mg tablets 24 £1.56
Ibuprofen 400mg tablets 84 £5.45
Imipramine 25mg tablets 28 £5.65
Irbesartan 150mg tablets 28 £8.84
Irbesartan 300mg tablets 28 £4.78
Lamotrigine 100mg dispersible tablets sugar free 56 £8.95
Lamotrigine 25mg dispersible tablets sugar free 56 £5.30
Lymecycline 408mg capsules 28 £6.60
Meloxicam 15mg tablets 30 £5.40
Meloxicam 7.5mg tablets 30 £3.15
Metoclopramide 10mg tablets 28 £1.21
Metronidazole 400mg tablets 21 £5.15
Mometasone 0.1% cream 30g £3.48
Montelukast 10mg tablets 28 £3.15
Naftidrofuryl 100mg capsules 84 £6.49
Naproxen 250mg tablets 28 £3.10
Naproxen 500mg tablets 28 £2.91
Nitrazepam 5mg tablets 28 £5.51
Olmesartan medoxomil 10mg tablets 28 £2.00
Oxytetracycline 250mg tablets 28 £4.99
Perindopril erbumine 2mg tablets 30 £2.80
Perindopril erbumine 4mg tablets 30 £4.50
Perindopril erbumine 8mg tablets 30 £4.80
Pizotifen 1.5mg tablets 28 £4.99
Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 60mg tablets 100 £9.38
Quetiapine 100mg tablets 60 £4.19
Quinine bisulfate 300mg tablets 28 £6.99
Quinine sulfate 300mg tablets 28 £6.50
Rosuvastatin 20mg tablets 28 £2.22
Sertraline 100mg tablets 28 £14.32
Sertraline 50mg tablets 28 £8.50
Sulpiride 200mg tablets 30 £7.53
Tacrolimus 0.1% ointment 30g £25.92
Tacrolimus 0.1% ointment 60g £45.99
Tamoxifen 20mg tablets 30 £5.43
Tetracycline 250mg tablets 28 £5.08
Tolterodine 1mg tablets 56 £20.93
Tolterodine 2mg tablets 56 £19.86
Tranexamic acid 500mg tablets 60 £8.36
Trihexyphenidyl 2mg tablets 84 £8.29
Trimethoprim 50mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free 100ml £4.99
Valaciclovir 500mg tablets 10 £20.59
Venlafaxine 37.5mg tablets 56 £4.75
Venlafaxine 75mg tablets 56 £11.67

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