October 2018 Price Concessions/NCSO – FINAL update

October 2018 Price Concessions/NCSO – FINAL update

November 1, 2018

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (01/11/2018) set the FINAL price concessions for October 2018.

The new additions to the October 2018 price concessions list are below:

Drug Pack Size Price Concession
Allopurinol 100mg tablets 28 £2.54
Allopurinol 300mg tablets 28 £5.83
Furosemide 40mg tablets 28 £2.49
Lamotrigine 100mg tablets 56 £20.76
Lamotrigine 200mg tablets 56 £24.17
Lamotrigine 50mg tablets 56 £8.95
Lercanidipine 10mg tablets 28 £4.02
Lercanidipine 20mg tablets 28 £7.87
Losartan 50mg tablets 28 £1.40
Naproxen 250mg tablets 28 £2.30
Nebivolol 5mg tablets 28 £6.54
Ondansetron 4mg tablets 10 £16.59
Ramipril 2.5mg tablets 28 £3.93
Risperidone 1mg tablets 20 £4.80
Risperidone 2mg tablets 60 £1.80
Risperidone 3mg tablets 60 £37.02
Risperidone 4mg tablets 60 £25.70
Risperidone 500microgram tablets 20 £3.03
Sevelamer 800mg tablets 180 £60.02
Telmisartan 40mg tablets 28 £9.31

DHSC previously (26.10.2018) granted the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack Size Price Concession
Brimonidine 0.2% eye drops 5ml £3.17
Diamorphine 10mg powder for solution for injection ampoules 5 £15.47
Hydroxocobalamin 1mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules 5 £9.50
Latanoprost 50micrograms/ml eye drops 2.5ml £9.50
Levetiracetam 100mg/ml oral solution sugar free 300ml £27.30
Metronidazole 400mg tablets 21 £7.00
Naproxen 500mg tablets 28 £5.00
Nicorandil 10mg tablets 60 £3.39
Propranolol 10mg tablets 28 £3.07
Propranolol 40mg tablets 28 £2.72
Propranolol 80mg tablets 56 £5.00
Ramipril 10mg tablets 28 £5.00
Tadalafil 5mg tablets 28 £28.50
Topiramate 50mg tablets 60 £9.38
Valsartan 40mg capsules 28 £5.15

DHSC previously (23.10.2018) granted the following price concessions

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Amisulpride 100mg tablets 60 £8.25
Amisulpride 200mg tablets 60 £13.40
Amisulpride 50mg tablets 60 £5.22
Buprenorphine 2mg sublingual tablets sugar free 7 £5.25
Buprenorphine 8mg sublingual tablets sugar free 7 £15.40
Orlistat 120mg capsules 84 £24.01
Ramipril 5mg tablets 28 £5.54
Topiramate 100mg tablets 60 £18.68
Valsartan 160mg capsules 28 £11.95
Valsartan 80mg capsules 28 £9.95

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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