October 2019 Price Concessions – final update

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October 2019 Price Concessions – final update

October 31, 2019

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (31/10/2019) set the FINAL price concessions for October 2019.

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

Drug Pack Size Price Concession
Amiloride 5mg tablets 28 £17.96
Cefalexin 125mg/5ml oral suspension 100ml £1.95
Cefalexin 250mg/5ml oral suspension 100ml £2.25
Frovatriptan 2.5mg tablets 6 £12.04
Irbesartan 75mg tablets 28 £2.78
Irbesartan 300mg / Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg tablets 28 £14.31
Lamotrigine 25mg dispersible tablets sugar free 56 £23.53
Lamotrigine 100mg dispersible tablets sugar free 56 £7.47
Levetiracetam 500mg tablets 60 £8.07
Levetiracetam 1g tablets 60 £9.73
Memantine 10mg tablets 28 £4.00
Memantine 20mg tablets 28 £8.99
Nifedipine 5mg capsules 90 £51.95
Nifedipine 10mg capsules 90 £65.63
Quetiapine 25mg tablets 60 £3.23
Ranitidine 150mg tablets 60 £2.49
Ranitidine 300mg tablets 30 £2.49
Ranitidine 75mg/5ml oral solution sugar free 300ml £6.84

DHSC previously announced (24.10.19) the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack Size Price Concession
Desmopressin 200microgram tablets 30 £19.66
Hydroxyzine 10mg tablets 84 £2.95
Indoramin 20mg tablets 60 £11.45
Irbesartan 300mg tablets 28 £5.98
Levetiracetam 250mg tablets 60 £4.78
Meloxicam 7.5mg tablets 30 £1.50
Meloxicam 15mg tablets 30 £3.13
Mirtazapine 30mg tablets 28 £2.25
Orlistat 120mg capsules 84 £28.77
Oxytetracycline 250mg tablets 28 £1.80
Pizotifen 1.5mg tablets 28 £7.95
Quinine sulfate 200mg tablets 28 £3.20
Tizanidine 2mg tablets 120 £14.95

DHSC previously announced (21.10.19) the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack Size Price Concession
Alverine 60mg capsules 100 £9.25
Cyclizine 50mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules 5 £12.61
Hydroxyzine 25mg tablets 28 £0.85
Indapamide 2.5mg tablets 28 £2.48
Irbesartan 150mg tablets 28 £5.57
Mirtazapine 15mg tablets 28 £2.02
Mirtazapine 45mg tablets 28 £1.99
Mometasone 50micrograms/dose nasal spray 140 £4.11
Quinine sulfate 300mg tablets 28 £4.84

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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