September 2023 reimbursement prices for certain Rosemont Pharmaceutical Ltd products

During the month of September 2023, Community Pharmacy England received several reports from pharmacies unable to obtain certain Rosemont Pharmaceutical Ltd products 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 reimbursement prices are set out in the table below:

Product Published September Drug Tariff Price Actual Reimbursement Price
Atorvastatin 20mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free £198.76 £216.00
Bumetanide 1mg/5ml oral solution sugar free £235.00 £258.00
Dexamfetamine 5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free £155.00 £170.00
Donepezil 1mg/ml oral solution sugar free £97.00 £108.64
Lisinopril 5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free £198.00 £218.00
Mirtazapine 15mg/ml oral solution sugar free £117.00 £131.04
Nitrazepam 2.5mg/5ml oral suspension £145.00 £152.00
Omeprazole 10mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free £120.00 £124.00
Omeprazole 20mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free £224.00 £234.00
Orphenadrine 50mg/5ml oral solution sugar free £121.00 £135.52
Procyclidine 2.5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free £41.00 £45.92
Procyclidine 5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free £60.50 £68.00
Quetiapine 20mg/ml oral suspension sugar free £181.00 £199.00
Ramipril 2.5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free £179.00 £196.00
Simvastatin 20mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free £182.00 £203.00
Simvastatin 40mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free £262.00 £285.00
Sulfasalazine 250mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free £125.00 £140.00
Tamoxifen 10mg/5ml oral solution sugar free £99.00 £110.88
Topiramate 100mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free £285.00 £312.00
Topiramate 50mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free £199.00 £216.00
Trihexyphenidyl 5mg/5ml oral solution £94.00 £105.28
Venlafaxine 75mg/5ml oral solution sugar free £212.00 £233.00
Warfarin 1mg/ml oral suspension sugar free £170.00 £187.00

Please note: This is not an exhaustive list of reimbursement prices for September 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 September.

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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