Original Pack Dispensing

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has granted the following price concessions for August 2021:

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Etoricoxib 90mg tablets 28 £7.29
Ivabradine 5mg tablets 56 £12.19
Ivabradine 7.5mg tablets 56 £12.73
Lercanidipine 10mg tablets 28 £4.40
Nitrofurantoin 50mg capsules 30 £11.25
Olmesartan medoxomil 40mg tablets 28 £9.95
Perindopril erbumine 8mg tablets 30 £2.40
Pioglitazone 30mg tablets 28 £2.00
Sulfasalazine 500mg gastro-resistant tablets 112 £17.19
Sodium fluoride 0.05% mouthwash sugar free 250ml £1.72
Sulpiride 200mg tablets 30 £5.85


DHSC previously announced (17.08.21) the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Baclofen 10mg tablets 84 £2.60
Eplerenone 25mg tablets 28 £10.20
Eplerenone 50mg tablets 28 £13.80
Etoricoxib 60mg tablets 28 £7.10
Glyceryl trinitrate 400micrograms/dose pump sublingual spray 180 £2.89
Glyceryl trinitrate 400micrograms/dose pump sublingual spray 200 £3.24
Lercanidipine 20mg tablets 28 £4.49
Loratadine 5mg/5ml oral solution 100 £6.99
Mebeverine 135mg tablets 100 £4.25
Naftidrofuryl 100mg capsules 84 £7.39
Pregabalin 100mg capsules 84 £5.25
Pregabalin 300mg capsules 56 £5.39
Pregabalin 50mg capsules 84 £4.60
Pregabalin 75mg capsules 56 £3.76
Prochlorperazine 5mg tablets 28 £1.69
Tolbutamide 500mg tablets 28 £16.79
Trazodone 100mg capsules 56 £3.65
Trimethoprim 200mg tablets 6 £1.24
Trimethoprim 200mg tablets 14 £2.90
Trimethoprim 50mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free 100 £11.52
Ursodeoxycholic acid 250mg capsules 60 £11.59

Further information on price concessions and FAQs about the process involved can be found here, on the website of the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC).

A price concession only applies for the month in which it is granted. No additional prescription endorsement are required as the new price is automatically applied by the NHSBSA to all items submitted for payment in the same month for which a price concession is granted.

PSNC says it is still working with the DHSC to agree further concessionary prices on other drugs reported to be unavailable at the stated August 2021 Drug Tariff price.

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