Price Concessions

February 2024 Price Concessions

Following discussions between Community Pharmacy England and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) regarding medicine pricing issues reported by pharmacy owners, the Department has today (23/02/2024) announced the following list of price concessions for February 2024:

DrugPack sizePrice concession
Amiodarone 200mg tablets28£1.83
Amisulpride 100mg tablets60£18.21
Anastrozole 1mg tablets28£1.54
Cefalexin 500mg tablets21£2.39
Chlorphenamine 2mg/5ml oral solution sugar free150£3.24
Clotrimazole 1% cream20£1.77
Colecalciferol 1,000unit capsules30£8.74
Co-codamol 30mg/500mg capsules100£6.27
Hydrocortisone 10mg tablets30£2.05
Ispaghula husk 3.5g effervescent granules sachets gluten free sugar free30£6.99
Ketoconazole 2% shampoo120£19.40
Nortriptyline 10mg tablets100£2.19
Rosuvastatin 20mg tablets28£1.80
Salbutamol 2.5mg/2.5ml nebuliser liquid unit dose vials20£15.21
Sodium fluoride 1.1% dental paste sugar free51£5.40
Zonisamide 50mg capsules56£14.58

The Department has previously (16/02/24) announced the following list of price concessions for February 2024:

DrugPack sizePrice concession
Amiloride 5mg tablets28£15.59
Amoxicillin 250mg/5ml oral suspension100£2.49
Betahistine 16mg tablets84£8.50
Betahistine 8mg tablets84£4.30
Betamethasone valerate 0.1% cream100£5.39
Calcipotriol 0.005% / Betamethasone dipropionate 0.05% ointment30£12.12
Clotrimazole 500mg pessaries1£9.56
Co-codamol 15mg/500mg tablets100£3.28
Dexamfetamine 5mg tablets28£22.75
Digoxin 62.5microgram tablets28£2.78
Docusate 50mg/5ml oral solution sugar free300£17.08
Dorzolamide 20mg/ml / Timolol 5mg/ml eye drops 0.2ml unit dose preservative free60£25.03
Duloxetine 30mg gastro-resistant capsules28£2.90
Duloxetine 40mg gastro-resistant capsules56£11.25
Escitalopram 10mg tablets28£1.27
Estradiol 10microgram pessaries24£10.75
Ezetimibe 10mg tablets28£14.65
Haloperidol 5mg tablets28£3.95
Lamotrigine 50mg tablets56£2.79
Morphine sulfate 10mg/5ml oral solution300£5.45
Orlistat 120mg capsules84£23.45
Oxycodone 5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free250£9.71
Pregabalin 150mg capsules56£2.12
Pregabalin 225mg capsules56£2.35
Rasagiline 1mg tablets28£47.98
Risperidone 2mg tablets60£1.99
Ropinirole 500microgram tablets28£15.75
Simvastatin 20mg tablets28£1.10
Sulpiride 200mg tablets30£3.20
Terbinafine 1% cream15£3.54
Terbinafine 1% cream30£6.55
Trazodone 150mg tablets28£2.18
Zolmitriptan 2.5mg tablets6£16.45
Zolmitriptan 2.5mg tablets12£32.90
Zopiclone 3.75mg tablets28£1.55
Zopiclone 7.5mg tablets28£1.56

The Department has previously (13/02/2024) announced the following initial list of price concessions for February 2024.

DrugPack sizePrice concession
Atorvastatin 80mg tablets28£2.64
Azithromycin 250mg capsules6£4.67
Bimatoprost 300micrograms/ml / Timolol 5mg/ml eye drops3£4.55
Bumetanide 1mg tablets28£2.69
Clarithromycin 500mg tablets14£7.63
Co-amoxiclav 500mg/125mg tablets21£4.25
Co-codamol 30mg/500mg tablets30£1.32
Co-codamol 30mg/500mg tablets100£4.40
Cyclizine 50mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules5£5.56
Donepezil 5mg tablets28£1.85
Duloxetine 60mg gastro-resistant capsules28£3.65
Glycopyrronium bromide 200micrograms/1ml solution for injection ampoules10£11.80
Haloperidol 1.5mg tablets28£3.68
Hydrocortisone 2.5% cream15£46.83
Irbesartan 300mg tablets28£1.42
Isotretinoin 20mg capsules30£11.03
Ivabradine 7.5mg tablets56£4.51
Lamotrigine 100mg tablets56£3.51
Lamotrigine 200mg tablets56£5.15
Lamotrigine 25mg tablets56£1.92
Lamotrigine 5mg dispersible tablets sugar free28£10.05
Mebeverine 200mg modified-release capsules60£6.59
Memantine 10mg/ml oral solution sugar free50£45.46
Memantine 20mg tablets28£1.61
Metformin 1g modified-release tablets56£2.88
Metformin 500mg modified-release tablets56£1.83
Metformin 500mg/5ml oral solution sugar free150£26.50
Methylphenidate 10mg tablets30£3.09
Metoprolol 50mg tablets28£3.75
Montelukast 10mg tablets28£2.20
Montelukast 5mg chewable tablets sugar free28£1.21
Piroxicam 0.5% gel60£1.83
Piroxicam 0.5% gel112£3.43
Quinine sulfate 300mg tablets28£3.94
Risperidone 1mg/ml oral solution sugar free100£3.13
Simvastatin 80mg tablets28£1.61
Spironolactone 50mg tablets28£4.03


The following price concessions granted in January 2024 have rolled over to February 2024

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has granted the following list price concessions granted in January 2024 which have rolled over to February 2024.

DrugPack sizePrice concession
Baclofen 10mg tablets84£1.99
Benzydamine 0.15% mouthwash sugar free300£4.79
Carbocisteine 250mg/5ml oral solution300£7.49
Co-careldopa 12.5mg/50mg tablets90£4.26
Flucloxacillin 500mg capsules28£2.41
Lansoprazole 30mg gastro-resistant capsules28£1.30
Pregabalin 200mg capsules84£3.18
Primidone 250mg tablets100£85.97
Prochlorperazine 3mg buccal tablets50£8.90

No additional endorsements are required for price concessions. A price concession only applies for the month it is granted; any prices agreed for concessions requested late in the month will roll over into the following month, unless Community Pharmacy England requested it late in the month and it has been agreed the price will roll over into the following month. Rolled over prices will be identified as such.