November 2023 reimbursement price changes for Premarin and Premique Low Dose

During the month of November 2023, Community Pharmacy England received several reports from pharmacies unable to obtain Premarin and Premique Low Dose at or below the published Drug Tariff prices. A price concession application for these products was not required because of the price change mechanism rules. The redetermined reimbursement prices are set out in the table below:

Product Published November Drug Tariff Price Actual Reimbursement Price
Premarin 0.3mg tablets £6.07 £24.02
Premarin 0.625mg tablets £4.02 £26.87
Premarin 1.25mg tablets £3.58 £52.56
Premique Low Dose tablets £6.52 £34.13

Please note: This is not an exhaustive list of reimbursement prices for November 2023 under the price change mechanism. The products listed in the table above include those reported by pharmacy owners as not being available to purchase at or below the published Drug Tariff price for November.

Prices listed in Part VIIIA of the Drug Tariff, for Categories A and C products are indicative and follow the price change mechanism rules for generic drugs. Price changes up to and including the 8th of the month takes effect for prescriptions dispensed in that same month. Any price changes after the 8th, take place in the following month.

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