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Naproxen and candesartan among 30 price concessions agreed for April

The Department of Health and Social Care and the National Assembly for Wales have agreed concessionary prices for the following 30 items for April 2019 prescriptions.

Drug
Strength
Form
Price
Amiloride
5mg
tablets (28)
£9.50
Baclofen
10mg
tablets (84)
£1.67
Candesartan
32mg
tablets (28)
£2.40
Carvedilol
3.125mg
tablets (28)
£1.21
Carvedilol
25mg
tablets (28)
£3.26
Celecoxib
100mg
capsules (60)
£3.29
Chloramphenicol
0.5%
eye drops (10ml)
£2.16
Citalopram
40mg/ml
sugar-free oral drops (15ml)
£9.52
Clomipramine
25mg
capsules (28)
£3.50
Clomipramine
50mg
capsules (28)
£4.12
Dosulepin
25mg
capsules (28)
£1.80
Dosulepin
75mg
tablets (28)
£12.85
Ibandronic acid
50mg
tablets (28)
£61.72
Ibandronic acid
150mg
tablets (1)
£12.80
Irbesartan
300mg
tablets (28)
£3.88
Lofepramine
70mg
tablets (56)
£17.50
Losartan
12.5mg
tablets (28)
£4.00
Losartan
100mg
tablets (28)
£3.80
Metoprolol
50mg
tablets (28)
£4.33
Naproxen
250mg
tablets (28)
£3.76
Naproxen
500mg
tablets (28)
£8.10
Naproxen
500mg
gastro-resistant tablets (56)
£18.89
Nebivolol
2.5mg
tablets (28)
£24.79
Piroxicam
0.5%
gel (112)
£3.15
Prednisolone
5mg
tablets (28)
£0.92
Quinine bisulfate
300mg
tablets (28)
£1.94
Quinine sulfate
300mg
tablets (28)
£3.75
Telmisartan
20mg
tablets (28)
£3.26
Tibolone
2.5mg
tablets (28)
£9.30
Topiramate
100mg
tablets (60)
22.80

Last week (April 9), the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee told C+D it is becoming “increasingly concerned” about the impact of generics supply issues, after a record 96 price concessions were agreed for March.

1 Comments
Question: 
Do these prices reflect the ones you have paid in April so far?

janet maynard, Community pharmacist

What is the problem with naproxen- there have been difficulties in supply for ages with no real explanation

 

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