Price Concessions

January 2024 Price Concessions

January 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 (31.01.2024) announced the following final list of price concessions for January 2024:

These concessionary prices also apply to Northern Ireland

DrugPack sizePrice concession
Amoxicillin 250mg/5ml oral suspension100£2.45
Anastrozole 1mg tablets28£1.38
Aripiprazole 10mg tablets28£13.34
Aripiprazole 15mg tablets28£13.75
Aripiprazole 5mg tablets28£11.32
Baclofen 10mg tablets84£1.99
Benzydamine 0.15% mouthwash sugar free300£4.79
Benzylpenicillin 600mg powder for solution for injection vials2£6.01
Cabergoline 500microgram tablets8£17.16
Calcium and Ergocalciferol tablets28£50.48
Carbocisteine 250mg/5ml oral solution300£7.49
Carbocisteine 375mg capsules120£4.80
Carbomer '980' 0.2% eye drops10£3.19
Chlorphenamine 2mg/5ml oral solution sugar free150£3.65
Clarithromycin 125mg/5ml oral suspension70£4.04
Clarithromycin 250mg/5ml oral suspension70£5.47
Clarithromycin 500mg tablets14£7.68
Clobazam 10mg tablets30£4.99
Co-amoxiclav 250mg/62mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free100£2.20
Co-amoxiclav 500mg/125mg tablets21£3.47
Co-careldopa 12.5mg/50mg tablets90£4.26
Co-careldopa 25mg/100mg tablets100£9.70
Co-codamol 30mg/500mg capsules100£6.39
Dexamfetamine 5mg tablets28£22.34
Digoxin 250microgram tablets28£2.68
Digoxin 62.5microgram tablets28£2.73
Donepezil 5mg tablets28£1.87
Dorzolamide 20mg/ml / Timolol 5mg/ml eye drops5£4.83
Dorzolamide 20mg/ml eye drops5£3.14
Duloxetine 60mg gastro-resistant capsules28£2.89
Eplerenone 50mg tablets28£4.38
Esomeprazole 40mg gastro-resistant capsules28£3.82
Etoricoxib 60mg tablets28£13.55
Etoricoxib 90mg tablets28£5.43
Ezetimibe 10mg tablets28£15.86
Famotidine 20mg tablets28£17.84
Famotidine 40mg tablets28£28.51
Fenofibrate micronised 160mg tablets28£3.29
Flucloxacillin 500mg capsules28£2.41
Hydrocortisone 1% cream15£2.24
Hydrocortisone 1% cream30£4.48
Hydrocortisone 10mg tablets30£1.98
Ispaghula husk 3.5g effervescent granules sachets gluten free sugar free30£6.32
Ketoconazole 2% shampoo120£18.23
Lansoprazole 30mg gastro-resistant capsules28£1.30
Latanoprost 50micrograms/ml / Timolol 5mg/ml eye drops2.5£10.77
Lofepramine 70mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free150£147.74
Lorazepam 500microgram tablets28£18.27
Memantine 10mg/ml oral solution sugar free50£45.46
Memantine 20mg tablets28£1.36
Mercaptopurine 50mg tablets25£8.99
Mycophenolate mofetil 500mg tablets50£6.13
Nebivolol 2.5mg tablets28£11.64
Nebivolol 5mg tablets28£6.55
Ondansetron 4mg tablets10£3.99
Oxycodone 5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free250£8.91
Permethrin 5% cream30£15.29
Piroxicam 0.5% gel60£1.97
Pregabalin 200mg capsules84£3.18
Primidone 250mg tablets100£85.97
Prochlorperazine 3mg buccal tablets50£8.90
Pyridostigmine bromide 60mg tablets200£22.06
Quinine sulfate 200mg tablets28£8.19
Rasagiline 1mg tablets28£44.99
Rivastigmine 1.5mg capsules28£2.69
Rizatriptan 10mg orodispersible tablets sugar free3£9.67
Ropinirole 1mg tablets84£32.83
Ropinirole 2mg tablets28£28.19
Salbutamol 2.5mg/2.5ml nebuliser liquid unit dose vials20£15.21
Sodium chloride 0.9% nebuliser liquid 2.5ml unit dose ampoules20£9.50
Sulpiride 200mg tablets30£3.26
Sulpiride 200mg/5ml oral solution sugar free150£98.66
Tacrolimus 0.1% ointment30£18.87
Tacrolimus 0.1% ointment60£37.74
Tamsulosin 400microgram / Dutasteride 500microgram capsules30£17.78
Trospium chloride 20mg tablets60£10.83

The department has today previously (26.01.2024) announced the following list of price concessions for January 2024. 

DrugPack sizePrice concession
Amiodarone 200mg tablets28£1.83
Amisulpride 100mg tablets60£18.21
Atorvastatin 80mg tablets28£3.10
Azithromycin 250mg capsules6£5.08
Betahistine 16mg tablets84£8.34
Betahistine 8mg tablets84£4.17
Bimatoprost 100micrograms/ml eye drops3£5.55
Brinzolamide 10mg/ml / Timolol 5mg/ml eye drops5£10.15
Calcipotriol 0.005% / Betamethasone dipropionate 0.05% ointment30£12.12
Clomipramine 50mg capsules28£8.06
Clotrimazole 1% cream50£4.11
Co-codamol 15mg/500mg tablets100£3.40
Co-codamol 30mg/500mg tablets30£1.32
Co-codamol 30mg/500mg tablets100£4.40
Colecalciferol 1,000unit capsules30£7.35
Dorzolamide 20mg/ml / Timolol 5mg/ml eye drops 0.2ml unit dose preservative free60£25.03
Duloxetine 20mg gastro-resistant capsules28£9.18
Duloxetine 40mg gastro-resistant capsules56£9.20
Estradiol 10microgram pessaries24£10.52
Etoricoxib 30mg tablets28£4.37
Glycopyrronium bromide 200micrograms/1ml solution for injection ampoules10£13.32
Hydrocortisone 2.5% cream15£46.95
Hydroxocobalamin 1mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules5£11.29
Isotretinoin 20mg capsules30£10.92
Lamotrigine 100mg tablets56£4.07
Lofepramine 70mg tablets56£16.10
Mebeverine 200mg modified-release capsules60£6.59
Metformin 500mg modified-release tablets56£1.74
Mometasone 50micrograms/dose nasal spray140£9.47
Montelukast 10mg tablets28£2.20
Montelukast 5mg chewable tablets sugar free28£1.19
Prednisolone 5mg soluble tablets30£49.65
Pregabalin 150mg capsules56£2.18
Quinine sulfate 300mg tablets28£3.95
Ropinirole 500microgram tablets28£15.75
Sodium fluoride 1.1% dental paste sugar free51£5.40
Zonisamide 100mg capsules56£24.75

The department has today previously (19.01.2024) announced the following list of price concessions for January 2024. 

Please note:  Discussions continue with DHSC on a number other medicines affected by pricing issues this month. We will issue further updates as soon as they are published.

DrugPack sizePrice concession
Amiloride 5mg tablets28£15.54
Baclofen 5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free300£3.97
Betamethasone valerate 0.1% cream100£4.05
Bimatoprost 300micrograms/ml / Timolol 5mg/ml eye drops3£4.05
Bumetanide 1mg tablets28£2.74
Cinacalcet 30mg tablets28£6.82
Clarithromycin 250mg tablets14£3.09
Clotrimazole 1% cream20£1.77
Clotrimazole 500mg pessaries1£9.28
Cyclizine 50mg tablets100£3.61
Cyclizine 50mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules5£5.56
Docusate 50mg/5ml oral solution sugar free300£17.09
Escitalopram 10mg tablets28£1.27
Haloperidol 1.5mg tablets28£3.68
Haloperidol 5mg tablets28£3.66
Irbesartan 300mg tablets28£1.39
Ivabradine 7.5mg tablets56£4.43
Lamotrigine 200mg tablets56£5.23
Lamotrigine 25mg tablets56£1.92
Lamotrigine 50mg tablets56£2.95
Lamotrigine 5mg dispersible tablets sugar free28£9.99
Metformin 1g modified-release tablets56£2.75
Metformin 500mg/5ml oral solution sugar free150£26.50
Methylphenidate 10mg tablets30£2.99
Metoclopramide 10mg tablets28£2.19
Metoprolol 50mg tablets28£3.69
Midazolam 10mg/2ml solution for injection ampoules10£5.46
Mometasone 0.1% ointment30£3.55
Morphine sulfate 10mg/5ml oral solution300£5.45
Orlistat 120mg capsules84£23.90
Piroxicam 0.5% gel112£3.44
Pregabalin 225mg capsules56£2.35
Risperidone 1mg/ml oral solution sugar free100£3.16
Risperidone 2mg tablets60£1.95
Rosuvastatin 20mg tablets28£1.99
Simvastatin 80mg tablets28£1.61
Sodium valproate 200mg/5ml oral solution sugar free300£8.14
Spironolactone 50mg tablets28£4.16
Terbinafine 1% cream15£3.54
Terbinafine 1% cream30£7.09
Trazodone 150mg tablets28£2.10
Zolmitriptan 2.5mg tablets6£16.45
Zolmitriptan 2.5mg tablets12£32.90
Zonisamide 50mg capsules56£13.52
Zopiclone 3.75mg tablets28£1.43
Zopiclone 7.5mg tablets28£1.56

There are no prices that rolled over from the previous month.