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Further 16 items receive concessionary prices for January

The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) and National Assembly for Wales have agreed concessionary prices for a further 16 items for January 2018 prescriptions.

An initial 40 items received concessionary prices on January 29.

Announcing the latest concessions last Friday (February 2), the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee said it is "still in discussions with the DH regarding further January 2018 price concessions".

Drug
Strength
Form
Price
Citalopram
20mg
tablets (28)
£1.68
Duloxetine
40mg
gastro-resistant capsules (56)
£9.89
Enalapril
5mg
tablets (28)
£3.00
Enalapril
10mg
tablets (28)
£3.00
Enalapril
20mg
tablets (28)
£3.00
Eplerenone
25mg
tablets (28)
£22.00
Gabapentin
300mg
capsules (100)
£6.50
Glimepiride
2mg
tablets (30)
£5.00
Levetiracetam
500mg
tablets (60)
£27.50
Losartan
100mg
tablets (28)
£1.50
Mefenamic acid
500mg
tablets (28)
£31.94
Pregabalin
225mg
capsules (56)
£6.00
Terbinafine
250mg
tablets (14)
£7.73
Tolterodine
2mg
tablets (56)
£3.50
Venlafaxine
37.5mg
tablets (56)
£5.99
Venlafaxine
75mg
tablets (56)
£5.99
3 Comments
Question: 
Are there any items that you are waiting to receive concessionary prices for?

Mark Wood, Buying

PSNC get your finger out, my man N O says many items still not on list 

N O, Pharmaceutical Adviser

There are still many items with high value that are missing and the price concessions given for a lot of high value products so far are not even close to 50% of what is the actual price paid. It has become a real joke !!

James Vince, Pharmacy Buyer

A little bit of good news for Pharmacy :) 

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