April 2022 Price Concessions 3rd Update

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The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (29/04/2022) granted the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Co-codamol 30mg/500mg effervescent tablets 32 £2.03
Co-codamol 30mg/500mg effervescent tablets 100 £6.34
Co-tenidone 100mg/25mg tablets 28 £1.42
Ibandronic Acid 50mg tablets 28 £145.99
Isotretinoin 20mg capsules 30 £16.02
Sulfasalazine 250mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free 500 £94.22
Tamoxifen 10mg/5ml oral solution sugar free 150 £74.52
Valsartan 160mg capsules 28 £7.08

DHSC previously (21/04/2022) granted the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Amoxicillin 250mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free 100 £1.40
Baclofen 5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free 300 £2.29
Bisacodyl 10mg suppositories 12 £2.49
Chlorpromazine 50mg tablets 28 £10.24
Co-dydramol 10mg/500mg tablets 100 £7.63
Co-dydramol 10mg/500mg tablets 30 £2.29
Co-trimoxazole 80mg/400mg tablets 28 £2.13
Fludrocortisone 100microgram tablets 30 £8.60
Gabapentin 600mg tablets 100 £6.42
Lercanidipine 20mg tablets 28 £8.12
Oxazepam 10mg tablets 28 £3.99
Oxybutynin 5mg tablets 56 £1.45
Paracetamol 500mg soluble tablets 100 £9.80
Paracetamol 500mg soluble tablets 24 £2.35
Pravastatin 10mg tablets 28 £1.03
Pravastatin 20mg tablets 28 £1.25
Pravastatin 40mg tablets 28 £1.42
Rivastigmine 3mg capsules 28 £3.10
Ropinirole 1mg tablets 84 £51.02
Tizanidine 2mg tablets 120 £6.55
Tolterodine 1mg tablets 56 £2.22
Trospium chloride 20mg tablets 60 £6.35
Valsartan 40mg capsules 28 £2.95

DHSC previously (14/04/2022) granted the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Aqueous cream 100 £0.74
Atenolol 50mg tablets 28 £0.82
Celecoxib 200mg capsules 30 £7.21
Clarithromycin 500mg tablets 14 £1.78
Co-amilozide 5mg/50mg tablets 28 £19.80
Cyclizine 50mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules 5 £6.45
Dorzolamide 20mg/ml eye drops 5 £1.99
Esomeprazole 20mg gastro-resistant tablets 28 £5.25
Esomeprazole 40mg gastro-resistant tablets 28 £5.50
Famotidine 20mg tablets 28 £17.95
Famotidine 40mg tablets 28 £25.54
Hydroxocobalamin 1mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules 5 £5.75
Ibuprofen 100mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free 100 £3.75
Lansoprazole 15mg orodispersible tablets 28 £2.99
Lansoprazole 30mg orodispersible tablets 28 £4.97
Loratadine 5mg/5ml oral solution 100 £5.39
Losartan 100mg tablets 28 £3.00
Losartan 12.5mg tablets 28 £7.19
Losartan 25mg tablets 28 £1.54
Losartan 50mg tablets 28 £2.06
Metformin 500mg/5ml oral solution sugar free 150 £32.17
Methocarbamol 750mg tablets 100 £12.68
Midazolam 10mg/2ml solution for injection ampoules 10 £6.22
Mometasone 0.1% ointment 100 £9.92
Mometasone 0.1% ointment 30 £4.60
Montelukast 4mg granules sachets sugar free 28 £6.04
Naftidrofuryl 100mg capsules 84 £7.99
Nizatidine 150mg capsules 30 £23.95
Nortriptyline 10mg tablets 100 £1.97
Nortriptyline 25mg tablets 100 £1.99
Ropinirole 250microgram tablets 12 £3.73
Ropinirole 2mg tablets 28 £17.70
Ropinirole 500microgram tablets 28 £6.00
Sodium bicarbonate 500mg capsules 56 £3.99
Tolterodine 2mg tablets 56 £2.92
Topiramate 100mg tablets 60 £2.89
Topiramate 25mg tablets 60 £1.89
Topiramate 50mg tablets 60 £1.95
Valsartan 80mg capsules 28 £3.95

No additional endorsements are required for price concessions. A price concession only applies for the month in which it is granted.

PSNC is still working with the DHSC to agree further concessionary prices on other drugs reported to be unavailable at the stated April 2022 Drug Tariff price. Please note that PSNC cannot provide details of any generic products awaiting price concession approval from DHSC.

If you have problems obtaining a Part VIII product at the stated Drug Tariff price, please report the issue 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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