HDA UK Media And Political Bulletin – 14 February 2017

Media Summary

February 2017 Price Concessions

PSNC, February 2017

The Department of Health have granted the price concessions for February 2017. No endorsements are required as these prices will automatically be applied to this month’s prescriptions. NCSO or price concession announcements appear on the Generic Shortages page ( and are emailed to those subscribed to this mailing list. A full list of this month’s price concessions can be found here.

Drug Pack size Price concession
Amitriptyline 50mg tablets 28 £3.50
Candesartan 2mg tablets 7 £2.25
Dapsone 50mg tablets 28 £46.19
Exemestane 25mg tablets 30 £12.60
Flecainide 100mg tablets 60 £16.53
Flecainide 50mg tablets 60 £11.57
Glibenclamide 5mg tablets 28 £2.49
Lorazepam 1mg tablets 28 £5.71
Mirtazapine 15mg tablets 28 £5.45
Mirtazapine 30mg tablets 28 £1.61
Mirtazapine 45mg tablets 28 £5.95
Naratriptan 2.5mg tablets 6 £23.00
Nitrofurantoin 100mg tablets 28 £16.80
Nitrofurantoin 50mg tablets 28 £17.50
Oxazepam 10mg tablets 28 £7.97
Oxazepam 15mg tablets 28 £7.97
Ropinirole 0.5mg tablets 28 £15.50
Ropinirole 1mg tablets 84 £56.71
Ropinirole 2mg tablets 28 £22.25
Ropinirole 5mg tablets 84 £165.00
Spironolactone 50mg tablets 28 £5.20
Valsartan 160mg capsules 28 £5.20
Zolmitriptan 2.5mg tablets 6 £15.30

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HDA UK Media And Political Bulletin – 14 February 2017

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