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Naproxen 500mg among further 33 price concessions agreed for February

The Department of Health and Social Care and the National Assembly for Wales have agreed concessionary prices for the following 33 items for February 2019 prescriptions.

An initial 28 prices were announced on February 21, including naproxen 250mg.

Drug
Strength
Form
Price
Bumetanide
1mg
tablets (28)
£2.00
Candesartan
8mg
tablets (28)
£4.57
Candesartan
16mg
tablets (28)
£4.79
Candesartan
32mg
tablets (28)
£3.99
Carvedilol
3.125mg
tablets (28)
£2.10
Carvedilol
12.5mg
tablets (28)
£3.40
Celecoxib
200mg
capsules (30)
£3.95
Citalopram
40mg/ml
sugar-free oral drops (15)
£9.37
Clomipramine
10mg
capsules (28)
£2.16
Clomipramine
50mg
capsules (28)
£4.18
Dosulepin
75mg
tablets (28)
£14.24
Glyceryl trinitrate
400 micrograms
dose pump sublingual spray (200)
£2.12
Hydroxocobalamin
1mg/1ml
solution for injection ampoules (5)
£9.05
Ibandronic acid
50mg
tablets (28)
£65.50
Irbesartan
150mg
tablets (28)
£4.68
Levetiracetam
100mg/ml
sugar-free oral solution (300)
£13.50
Mefenamic acid
500mg
tablets (28)
£28.99
Metronidazole
200mg
tablets (21)
£2.60
Naproxen
500mg
tablets (28)
£12.50
Naproxen
500mg
gastro-resistant tablets (56)
£19.50
Nebivolol
2.5mg
tablets (28)
£14.89
Nortriptyline
10mg
tablets (100)
£7.00
Perindopril erbumine
8mg
tablets (30)
£2.60
Quetiapine
100mg
tablets (60)
£10.60
Quetiapine
200mg
tablets (60)
£20.20
Quinine bisulfate
300mg
tablets (28)
£2.20
Ramipril
10mg
tablets (28)
£3.96
Risperidone
500 micrograms
tablets (20)
£2.79
Risperidone
1mg
tablets (20)
£3.85
Temazepam
10mg
tablets (28)
£1.37
Valsartan
40mg
capsules (28)
£4.65
Valsartan
80mg
capsules (28)
£7.20
Valsartan/ Hydrochlorothiazide
160mg/12.5mg
tablets (28)
£4.38
6 Comments
Question: 
Do these prices reflect the ones you have paid in February so far?

Emmanuel Chisadza, Community pharmacist

So concessionary price goes up, the wholesalers increase their margins, the global spend goes up, category M clawback increases, funding cut.

Conclusion, community pharmacy funds wholesale profits. Integrated businesses are not worried as they still come out quids up. It's a stitch up. It's a scandal!!!!!

Shashikant Shah, Community pharmacist

Forget to mention dt price £ 27.00

 

Shashikant Shah, Community pharmacist

 

 

Selvemer @ £ 110 in Jan concession price but not in Feb price current cost Aahee £ 180  only one line repeated answer we are negotiating. But will not not tell us who the supplier is at that price. Contractors please supply at loss and out of pocket to keep customers and psnc and. Dept of health happy at your detriment. 

 

N patel , Non Pharmacist Branch Manager

simple ...dont dispense and send patient  to boots

N patel , Non Pharmacist Branch Manager

As i keep saying over and over again...the system is totally broken contractors pay the psnc wages and running costs...if i had an employee so incompetent i would sack them...the silence and apathy of contractors means that the psnc will gwt away over and over again with all this incompetence

Anyone fancy setting up a protest group

Peed Off Superintendent, Superintendent Pharmacist

Thanks PSNC....So you tell us our reimbursement prices again from the first day of Febuary onwards on the 25th Feb????. What a rubbish system. Is it too much to ask for us to receive these rubbish prices on the first day of the following month ie 1st March for whole of March. What idiot devised this system and still prolongs it. Yippee Naproxen at £12.50 .....can anyone please tell me where I can get it for this price.

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