During the month of September 2023, Community Pharmacy England received several reports from pharmacies unable to obtain certain Rosemont Pharmaceutical Ltd products at or below the published Drug Tariff prices. A price concession application for these products was not required because of the price change mechanism rules. The reimbursement prices are set out in the table below:
Published September Drug Tariff Price
Actual Reimbursement Price
Atorvastatin 20mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free
Bumetanide 1mg/5ml oral solution sugar free
Dexamfetamine 5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free
Donepezil 1mg/ml oral solution sugar free
Lisinopril 5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free
Mirtazapine 15mg/ml oral solution sugar free
Nitrazepam 2.5mg/5ml oral suspension
Omeprazole 10mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free
Omeprazole 20mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free
Orphenadrine 50mg/5ml oral solution sugar free
Procyclidine 2.5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free
Procyclidine 5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free
Quetiapine 20mg/ml oral suspension sugar free
Ramipril 2.5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free
Simvastatin 20mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free
Simvastatin 40mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free
Sulfasalazine 250mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free
Tamoxifen 10mg/5ml oral solution sugar free
Topiramate 100mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free
Topiramate 50mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free
Trihexyphenidyl 5mg/5ml oral solution
Venlafaxine 75mg/5ml oral solution sugar free
Warfarin 1mg/ml oral suspension sugar free
Please note: This is not an exhaustive list of reimbursement prices for September 2023 under the price change mechanism. The products listed in the table above include those reported by pharmacy owners as not being available to purchase at or below the published Drug Tariff price for September.
Prices listed in Part VIIIA of the Drug Tariff, for Categories A and C products are indicative and follow the price change mechanism rules for generic drugs. Price changes up to and including the 8th of the month takes effect for prescriptions dispensed in that same month. Any price changes after the 8th, take place in the following month.
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