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Two strengths of paracetamol among latest April price concessions

The Department of Health and Social Care and the National Assembly for Wales have agreed on concessionary prices for the following 18 items for April 2020 prescriptions.

An initial 11 price concessions were announced on April 15. A further 20 items were added to the list last week (April 17).

Drug
Strength
Form
Price
Aspirin
75mg
gastro-resistant tablets (28)
£1.35
Azathioprine
25mg
tablets (28)
£5.99
Clarithromycin
125mg/5ml
oral suspension (70ml)
£4.36
Clarithromycin
250mg/5ml
oral suspension (70ml)
£7.10
Esomeprazole
20mg
gastro-resistant capsules (28)
£2.90
Esomeprazole
40mg
gastro-resistant capsules (28)
£2.95
Ezetimibe
10mg
tablets (28)
£3.39
Irbesartan
150mg
tablets (28)
£5.60
Irbesartan
300mg
tablets (28)
£5.27
Isosorbide mononitrate
20mg
tablets (56)
£1.60
Montelukast
10mg
tablets (28)
£3.63
Naftidrofuryl
100mg
capsules (84)
£6.99
Olmesartan medoxomil
10mg
tablets (28)
£2.27
Paracetamol
500mg
capsules (32)
£1.23
Paracetamol
500mg
capsules (100)
£3.85
Paracetamol
120mg/5ml
oral suspension paediatric sugar free (100ml)
£1.59
Quinine bisulfate
300mg
tablets (28)
£6.34
Trimethoprim
50mg/5ml
oral suspension sugar free (100ml)
£5.10
4 Comments
Question: 
Do these prices reflect what you've paid so far this month?

Boom Shakalaka, Locum pharmacist

I very rarely see the capsule formulation on Rx - pointless concession.
By the way the tablet formulation, prescribed in their millions, and hiked up in price by the wholesalers - guess what? NO CONCESSION!!

O J, Community pharmacist

Oliver....its your job to look after the clinically depressed.

N O, Pharmaceutical Adviser

May be because, it was available at the DT price for couple of days in the beginning of the month from one supplier, before it went out of stock again??

On Break, Community pharmacist

Still no sertraline!!

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