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Another 24 concessionary prices announced for December

The Department of Health and Social Care and the National Assembly for Wales have agreed concessionary prices for the following 24 items for December 2018 prescriptions.

An initial 23 concessionary prices for December were announced last week.

Drug
Strength
Form
Price
Allopurinol
100mg
tablets (28)
£1.90
Citalopram
40mg/ml
sugar-free oral drops (15)
£3.97
Co-careldopa
25mg/100mg
tablets (100)
£10.50
Diamorphine
30mg
powder for solution for injection ampoules (5)
£16.52
Furosemide
20mg
tablets (28)
£1.85
Glyceryl trinitrate
400 micrograms/dose
pump sublingual spray (200)
£2.20
Hydroxocobalamin
1mg/1ml
solution for injection ampoules (5)
£9.70
Lamotrigine
50mg
tablets (56)
£6.41
Lamotrigine
100mg
tablets (56)
£10.00
Lercanidipine
20mg
tablets (28)
£6.14
Levetiracetam
100mg/ml
sugar-free oral solution (300)
£27.30
Lofepramine
70mg
tablets (56)
£17.70
Losartan
25mg
tablets (28)
£6.00
Losartan
100mg
tablets (28)
£7.70
Metronidazole
200mg
tablets (21)
£2.70
Metronidazole
400mg
tablets (21)
£8.50
Nortriptyline
25mg
tablets (100)
£12.59
Orlistat
120mg
capsules (84)
£25.00
Propranolol
10mg
tablets (28)
£1.75
Quetiapine
25mg
tablets (60)
£4.50
Risperidone
500 micrograms
tablets (20)
£3.16
Sodium valproate
200mg
gastro-resistant tablets (100)
£6.58
Sodium valproate
200mg/5ml
sugar-free oral solution (300)
£6.73
Sodium valproate
500mg
gastro-resistant tablets (100)
£17.50
4 Comments
Question: 
Do these prices reflect what you have paid in December so far?

N O, Pharmaceutical Adviser

Yet again, the prices are no way nearer to the actual prices paid by the Pharmacies. Sad, yet TRUE !!!

Andrew Martin, Primary care pharmacist

Doubtful: a long way to go to reach the 91 of November 2017?

Dave Downham, Manager

More than 1/2 way there...

Dave Downham, Manager

Heading for a record number?

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