October 2020 Price Concessions – Final Update


October 2020 Price Concessions – Final Update

October 30, 2020

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (30/10/2020) set the FINAL price concessions for October 2020.

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

Drug Pack Size Price Concession
Chlorphenamine 4mg tablets 28 £2.30
Ciprofloxacin 500mg tablets 10 £6.79
Desmopressin 10micrograms/dose nasal spray 60 dose £22.41
Duloxetine 30mg gastro-resistant capsules 28 £2.50
Duloxetine 40mg gastro-resistant capsules 56 £14.50
Lamotrigine 25mg tablets 56 £2.50
Lamotrigine 100mg tablets 56 £6.51
Lamotrigine 200mg tablets 56 £7.33
Metronidazole 400mg tablets 21 £3.97
Mycophenolate mofetil 500mg tablets 50 £6.50
Nizatidine 150mg capsules 30 £15.65
Olanzapine 10mg tablets 28 £3.12
Sulfasalazine 500mg gastro-resistant tablets 112 £10.72
Sulfasalazine 500mg tablets 112 £6.88
Valsartan 80mg capsules 28 £9.41

DHSC previously announced (23.10.20) the following list of price concessions:

Drug  Pack Size Price Concession 
Ciprofloxacin 250mg tablets 10 £1.37
Hydrocortisone 2.5% cream 15g £44.00
Irbesartan 300mg / Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg tablets 28 £14.31
Lamotrigine 50mg tablets 56 £3.31
Rasagiline 1mg tablets 28 £10.07
Tamoxifen 20mg tablets 30 £13.99
Zonisamide 100mg capsules 56 £62.72

DHSC previously announced (15.10.20) the following list of price concessions:

Drug  Pack Size Price Concession 
Duloxetine 20mg gastro-resistant capsules 28 £7.99
Duloxetine 60mg gastro-resistant capsules 28 £4.10
Enalapril 10mg tablets 28 £5.49
Enalapril 20mg tablets 28 £10.00
Estradiol 1mg tablets 84 £6.89
Estradiol 2mg tablets 84 £6.89
Hydroxyzine 10mg tablets 84 £1.77
Moxonidine 200microgram tablets 28 £9.46
Moxonidine 300microgram tablets 28 £10.99
Moxonidine 400microgram tablets 28 £12.07
Naftidrofuryl 100mg capsules 84 £7.25
Olanzapine 15mg tablets 28 £3.95
Olanzapine 20mg tablets 28 £5.10
Oxytetracycline 250mg tablets 28 £9.10
Senna 7.5mg tablets 60 £2.76
Sertraline 100mg tablets 28 £6.72
Sertraline 50mg tablets 28 £4.74
Valsartan 160mg capsules 28 £12.01

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. 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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