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September concessionary prices agreed

The Department of Health and National Assembly for Wales have agreed concessionary prices for the following items for September 2016 prescriptions

Drug

Strength

Form

Price

Amitriptyline

50mg

tablets (28)

£3.44

Bumetanide

1mg

tablets (28)

£2.20

Dapsone

50mg

tablets (28)

£46.19

Desmopressin

10mcg/dose 

nasal spray (60) 

£25.00

Flecainide

100mg

tablets (60) 

£12.95

Gabapentin

600mg

tablets (100)

£9.75

Isosorbide mononitrate

10mg

tablets (56)

£3.31

Isosorbide mononitrate

20mg

tablets (56)

£4.00

Lamotrigine

5mg

sugar-free dispersible tablets (28)

£7.45

Metronidazole

400mg

tablets (21)

£8.10

Naratriptan

2.5mg

tablets (6)

£24.55

Nitrofurantoin

100mg

tablets (28)

£13.99

Nitrofurantoin

50mg

tablets (28)

£16.00

Ropinirole

0.5mg

tablets (28)

£14.00

Ropinirole

1mg

tablets (84)

£55.25

Valsartan

160mg

capsules (28)

£5.30

Valsartan

80mg

capsules (28)

£4.14

3 Comments
Question: 
How will you be informing staff of the new concessionary prices?

Andrew Martin, Primary care pharmacist

er, yes? isn't it news?

C D, Community pharmacist

I would have thought that readers would be more interested to hear that dispensing doctors are getting the dispensing fee increased from next month by 7.4% (#whatcuts?) and that they are already paid over £2 per item...

Valentine Trodd, Community pharmacist

This counts as news?

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