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13 concessionary prices announced for June

Tablets

The Department of Health and Social Care and the National Assembly for Wales have agreed concessionary prices for the following items for June 2018 prescriptions.

The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee said in a statement after the prices were announced on Friday (June 15) that it is "still working" with the Department of Health "to agree further concessionary prices".

Drug
Strength
Form
Price
Amisulpride
200mg
tablets (60)
£14.98
Aripiprazole
10mg
tablets (28)
£2.86
Digoxin
62.5mcg
tablets (28)
£1.50
Digoxin
125mcg
tablets (28)
£1.50
Digoxin
250mg
tablets (28)
£1.50
Lacidipine
2mg
tablets (28)
£2.95
Levetiracetam
100mg/ml
sugar-free oral suspension (300)
£6.95
Oxybutynin
2.5mg
tablets (56)
£2.23
Perindopril erbumine
4mg
tablets (30)
£2.42
Telmisartan
20mg
tablets (28)
£0.95
Trimethoprim
50mg/5ml
sugar-free oral suspension (100)
£3.52
Trimethoprim
200mg
tablets (6)
£0.40
Venlafaxine
37.5mg
tablets (56)
£2.96

Earlier this month, the National Audit Office identified "unexpected growth in wholesalers' margins" while investigating generics price rises over the past year.

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