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The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) have added a further 34 new products to the list of ‘Drugs for which Discount is Not Deducted’ (DND).

From April 2022, the discount deduction scale will no longer apply to prescriptions dispensed for the following products (split into Individual Items and Group Items):Part II (Drugs for which discount is not deducted or DND) Additions – Individual Items

  • Aldara 5% cream 250mg sachets
  • Famvir 125mg tablets
  • GlucoRx Aidex Sensor
  • Phosphates enema (Formula B) 128ml standard tube
  • Sancuso 3.1mg/24hours transdermal patches

Part II (Drugs for which discount is not deducted (DND)) Additions – Group Items
(Note: DND status was retrospectively applied to the following Group Items from March 2022)

  • Amiodarone 50mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Azathioprine 50mg/5ml oral solution
  • Chlorothiazide 150mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Chlorothiazide 25mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Co-careldopa 12.5mg/50mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Co-careldopa 25mg/100mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Diazoxide 250mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Diazoxide 50mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Fludrocortisone 100micrograms/5ml oral suspension
  • Gabapentin 100mg/5ml oral solution
  • Gabapentin 100mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Lansoprazole 15mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Lansoprazole 30mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Lansoprazole 5mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Lorazepam 1mg/5ml oral solution
  • Lorazepam 500micrograms/5ml oral solution
  • Losartan 50mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Menadiol 5mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Mercaptamine 0.55% eye drops preservative free
  • Olanzapine 2.5mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Omeprazole 40mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Omeprazole 5mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Phenobarbital 25mg/5ml oral solution
  • Phenobarbital 25mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Quetiapine 25mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Quetiapine 50mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Tetrabenazine 12.5mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Zopiclone 3.75mg/5ml oral suspension
  • Zopiclone 7.5mg/5ml oral suspension

For a list of all the monthly changes to the DND status of products please see the following page Notice of changes to discount not deducted (DND) status of products. A total of 485 products have been granted DND status following checks made by PSNC within the past 20 months.

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