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Two strengths of estradiol among initial June price concessions

The Department of Health and Social Care and the National Assembly for Wales have agreed on concessionary prices for the following 11 items for June 2020 prescriptions.

Drug
Strength
Form
Price
Duloxetine
40mg
gastro-resistant capsules (56)
£9.72
Estradiol
1mg
tablets (84)
£6.89
Estradiol
2mg
tablets (84)
£6.89
Imipramine
25mg
tablets (28)
£5.95
Lamotrigine
100mg
dispersible tablets sugar free (56)
£8.99
Lamotrigine
25mg
dispersible tablets sugar free (56)
£4.95
Lymecycline
408mg
capsules (28)
£5.80
Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride
60mg
tablets (100)
£9.38
Tetracycline
250mg
tablets (28)
£4.82
Trihexyphenidyl
2mg
tablets (84)
£7.58
Valaciclovir
500mg
tablets (10)
£20.59
4 Comments
Question: 
Do these prices reflect what you've paid so far this month?

Conor T, Locum pharmacist

Never dispensed psuedoephidrine, trihexyphenidyl, valaciclovir, duloxetine 40mg or dispersible lamotrigine in my life! What a joke PSNC!!!

N O, Pharmaceutical Adviser

Except for the Estradiol tabs, all items on the list are hardly ever dispensed by an average Pharmacy.

It looks like, the PSNC and DoHSC want to show on PAPER that they have issued NCSO prices. Whether it really reflects the actual situation is not their concern. Pathetic.

A.S. Singh, Community pharmacist

PSNC are a total joke. Why would you tackle something like valaciclovir when the price of sertraline, metformin etc are going up and up? It makes no bloody sense. Complete waste of time

On Break, Community pharmacist

I agree and I can't remember the last time I dispensed pseudoephidrine tablets. They need to prioritise which medicines they are putting on this list. Perhaps start with the ones we dispense on a daily basis.

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