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Updates to the Drug Tariff

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May 2017

May Part VIIIA reimbursement prices (issued 18 May)

The Department of Health has agreed that the May Drug Tariff Part VIIIA reimbursement price for the following items will be:

Buspirone 10mg tablets £9.95

Buspirone 5mg tablets £9.95

Clindamycin 150mg capsules £4.85

Dapsone 50mg tablets £46.19

Diamorphine 30mg powder for solution for injection ampoules £16.52

Ethosuximide 250mg/5ml oral solution £173.00

Exemestane 25mg tablets £12.00

Leflunomide 10mg tablets £8.50

Leflunomide 20mg tablets £8.50

Mefanemic acid 500mg tablets £59.99

Mirtazapine 15mg tablets £3.00

Mirtazapine 45mg tablets £3.00

Nitrofurantoin 100mg tablets £11.93

Nitrofurantoin 50mg tablets £20.50

Oxazepam 10mg tablets £7.97

Oxazepam 15mg tablets £7.97

Pramipexole 88microgram tablets £11.24

Ropinirole 5mg tablets £165.00

Sodium cromoglicate 2% eye drops £5.99

Spironolactone 50mg tablets £5.20

Tranexamic acid 500mg tablets £11.50

Valsartan 160mg capsules £17.10

Valsartan 40mg capsules £8.80

Valsartan 80mg capsules £11.43

Zolmitriptan 2.5mg orodispersible tablets sugar free £15.22

Zolmitriptan 2.5mg tablets £14.99

and not as printed in the May edition of the Drug Tariff.

 

May Part VIIIA reimbursement prices (issued 23 May)

The Department of Health has agreed that the May Drug Tariff Part VIIIA reimbursement price for the following items will be:

Betahistine 16mg tablets £12.55

Betahistine 8mg tablets £6.33

Sumatriptan 50mg tablets £28.65

and not as printed in the May edition of the Drug Tariff.

March 2017

March Medi Derma-Pro (issued 8 March)

The Department of Health and the Welsh Government have retrospectively determined that the following products are in Part IXC of the Drug Tariff from 1 March 2017. 

Skin Fillers and Protectives

Medicareplus International Ltd

Medi Derma-Pro Foam & Spray Incontinence Cleanser                              

                        63582              250ml              595p

Medi Derma-Pro Skin Protectant Ointment                                                  

                        63605              115g                850p

While this will not be reflected in the online and printed versions of Drug Tariff until the April 2017 edition, prescriptions dispensed as part of NHS pharmaceutical services will be reimbursed for March 2017. 

March Part VIIIA reimbursement prices (issued 16 March)

The Department of Health has agreed that the March Drug Tariff Part VIIIA reimbursement price for the following items will be:

  • Amitriptyline 50mg tablets £3.50
  • Dapsone 50mg tablets £46.19
  • Exemestane 25mg tablets £12.60
  • Flecainide 100mg tablets £16.53
  • Flecainide 50mg tablets £11.57
  • Glibenclamide 5mg tablets £2.49
  • Lorazepam 1mg tablets £6.00
  • Mirtazapine 15mg tablets £5.95
  • Mirtazapine 30mg tablets £1.61
  • Mirtazapine 45mg tablets £5.95
  • Naratriptan 2.5mg tablets £23.00
  • Nitrofurantoin 50mg tablets £20.50
  • Oxazepam 10mg tablets £7.97
  • Oxazepam 15mg tablets £7.75
  • Ropinirole 1mg tablets £56.71
  • Ropinirole 5mg tablets £165.00
  • Spironalactone 50mg tablets £5.20
  • Valsartan 160mg capsules £17.65
  • Valsartan 40mg capsules £8.95
  • Valsartan 80mg capsules £11.99
  • Zolmitriptan 2.5mg orodispersible tablets sugar free £15.22
  • Zolmitriptan 2.5mg tablets £15.30

and not as printed in the March edition of the Drug Tariff.

March Category M prices (issued 21 March)

The Department of Health has announced the Category M prices which will apply to prescriptions from 1st April 2017

Category M Quarter 1 - April 2017

March Part VIIIA reimbursement prices (issued 21 March)

The Department of Health has agreed that the March Drug Tariff Part VIIIA reimbursement price for the following items will be:

  • Buspirone 5mg tablets £16.50
  • Leflunomide 10mg tablets £7.76
  • Leflunomide 20mg tablets £8.90
  • Nitrofurantoin 100mg tablets £11.20

and not as printed in the March edition of the Drug Tariff.

March Part VIIIA Reimbursement Prices (issued 30 March)

 The Department of Health has agreed that the March Drug Tariff Part VIIIA reimbursement price for

  • Clindamycin 150mg capsules £5.95
  • Diamorphine 30mg powder for solution for injection ampoules £16.52
  • Ropinirole 2mg tablets £15.00

and not as printed in the March edition of the Drug Tariff.

February 2017

February Part VIIIA reimbursement prices (issued 14 February)

The Department of Health has agreed that the February Drug Tariff Part VIIIA reimbursement prices for the following items will be:

  • Amitriptyline 50mg tablets £3.50
  • Candesartan 2mg tablets £2.25
  • Dapsone 50mg tablets £46.19
  • Exemestane 25mg tablets £12.60
  • Flecainide 100mg tablets £16.53
  • Flecainide 50mg tablets £11.57
  • Glibenclamide 5mg tablets £2.49
  • Lorazepam 1mg tablets £5.71
  • Mirtazapine 15mg tablets £5.45
  • Mirtazapine 30mg tablets £1.61
  • Mirtazapine 45mg tablets £5.95
  • Naratriptan 2.5mg tablets £23.00
  • Nitrofurantoin 100mg tablets £16.80
  • Nitrofurantoin 50mg tablets £17.50
  • Oxazepam 10mg tablets £7.97
  • Oxazepam 15mg tablets £7.97
  • Ropinirole 500microgram tablets £15.50
  • Ropinirole 1mg tablets £56.71
  • Ropinirole 2mg tablets £22.25
  • Ropinirole 5mg tablets £165.00
  • Spironolactone 50mg tablets £5.20
  • Valsartan 160mg capsules £5.20
  • Zolmitriptan 2.5mg tablets £15.30

and not as printed in the February edition of the Drug Tariff.

February Part VIIIA reimbursement prices (issued 20 February)

The Department of Health has agreed that the February Drug Tariff Part VIIIA reimbursement prices for the following items will be:

  • Buspirone 5mg tablets £17.50
  • Leflunomide 10mg tablets £7.79
  • Leflunomide 20mg tablets £9.03
  • Valsartan 40mg capsules £4.72
  • Valsartan 80mg capsules £5.55

and not as printed in the February edition of the Drug Tariff.

February Part VIIIB reimbursement prices (issued 27 January)

The Department of Health has announced the Part VIIIB prices which will apply to prescriptions from 1 February 2017.

Part VIIIB February 2017

January 2017

January Part VIIIA reimbursement prices (issued 13 January)

The Department of Health has agreed that the January Drug Tariff Part VIIIA reimbursement price for the following items will be:

  • Amitriptyline 50mg tablets £3.40
  • Buspirone 5mg tablets £19.54
  • Candesartan 2mg tablets £2.25
  • Dapsone 50mg tablets £46.19
  • Exemestane 25mg tablets £9.60
  • Flecainide 100mg tablets £13.50
  • Flecainide 50mg tablets £11.25
  • Lorazepam 1mg tablets £6.05
  • Mirtazapine 15mg tablets £5.95
  • Mirtazapine 30mg tablets £1.61
  • Mirtazapine 45mg tablets £5.95
  • Naratriptan 2.5mg tablets £24.55
  • Nitrofurantoin 100mg tablets £14.50
  • Nitrofurantoin 50mg tablets £17.50
  • Quinagolide 75microgram tablets £64.97
  • Ropinirole 500microgram tablets £16.32
  • Ropinirole 1mg tablets £56.71
  • Ropinirole 5mg tablets £165.00
  • Valsartan 160mg capsules £5.20
  • Valsartan 40mg capsules £4.72
  • Valsartan 80mg capsules £5.55
  • Zolmitriptan 2.5mg tablets £15.30

and not as printed in the January edition of the Drug Tariff.

January Part VIIIA reimbursement prices (issued 20 January)

The Department of Health has agreed that the January Drug Tariff Part VIIIA reimbursement price for the following items will be:

  • Leflunomide 10mg tablets £8.20
  • Leflunomide 20mg tablets £9.50
  • Ropinirole 2mg tablets £25.00
  • Zolmitriptan 2.5mg orodispersible tablets sugar free £15.25

and not as printed in the January edition of the Drug Tariff.

January Part VIIIA reimbursement prices (issued 27 January)

The Department of Health has agreed that the January Drug Tariff Part VIIIA reimbursement price for the following item will be:

  • Docusate 50mg/5ml oral solution sugar free £7.99

and not as printed in the January edition of the Drug Tariff.

January Category M prices (issued 14 December)

The Department of Health has announced the Category M prices which will apply to prescriptions from 1st January 2017

Category M Quarter No 4 - January 2017

December 2016

December Part VIIIA reimbursement prices (issued 20 December)

The Department of Health has agreed that the December Drug Tariff Part VIIIA reimbursement price for the following items will be: 

    • Amitriptyline 50mg tablets £3.05
    • Bumetanide 1mg tablets £1.75
    • Candesartan 2mg tablets £2.25
    • Dapsone 50mg tablets £46.19
    • Exemestane 25mg tablets £9.60
    • Flecainide 50mg tablets £11.25
    • Fludroxycortide 4micrograms/square cm tape 7.5cm £12.49
    • Lorazepam 1mg tablets £6.05
    • Lorazepam 2.5mg tablets £12.50
    • Metronidazole 400mg tablets £7.88
    • Mirtazapine 15mg tablets £5.95
    • Mirtazapine 30mg tablets £1.55
    • Mirtazapine 45mg tablets £5.95
    • Naratriptan 2.5mg tablets £24.55
    • Nitrofurantoin 100mg tablets £14.05
    • Nitrofurantoin 50mg tablets £17.50
    • Quinagolide 75microgram tablets £49.50
    • Ropinirole 1mg tablets £56.71
    • Ropinirole 250microgram tablets £5.70
    • Ropinirole 2mg tablets £31.51
    • Ropinirole 500microgram tablets £18.15
    • Ropinirole 5mg tablets £165.00
    • Valsartan 160mg capsules £5.20
    • Valsartan 40mg capsules £4.17
    • Valsartan 80mg capsules £4.17
    • Zolmitriptan 2.5mg orodispersible tablets sugar free £23.99

     and not as printed in the December edition of the Drug Tariff.

    December Part VIIIA reimbursement prices (issued 21 December)

    The Department of Health has agreed that the December Drug Tariff Part VIIIA reimbursement price for the following items will be: 

    • Flecainide 100mg tablets £13.60
    • Leflunomide 20mg tablets £10.99
    • Trospium chloride 20mg tablets £15.47

    and not as printed in the December edition of the Drug Tariff.

    December Part VIIIA reimbursement prices (issued 28 December)

    The Department of Health has agreed that the December Drug Tariff Part VIIIA price for

    • Zolmitriptan 2.5mg tablets £13.70

    and not as printed in the December edition of the Drug Tariff.