The antidepressant sertraline, widely reported to be affected by significant price rises since the Covid-19 pandemic began, has been added to the list of price concessions for April in PSNC’s fourth update for the month.
A 28-pack of sertraline 100mg tablets now has a concessionary price of £14.07, while the same pack size of 50mg tablets has a concessionary price of £8.95.
These products are priced at £1.55 and £1.27 respectively in the April 2020 Drug Tariff.
The products in PSNC’s fourth update for April are shown below. The full list of price concessions for the month to date can be seen on PSNC’s website.
|Pack size||Price Concession|
|Aciclovir 400mg tablets||56||£3.32|
|Co-codamol 15mg/500mg tablets||100||£3.99|
|Frovatriptan 2.5mg tablets||6||£11.91|
|Ibuprofen 400mg tablets||24||£2.00|
|Ibuprofen 400mg tablets||84||£6.99|
|Mometasone 50micrograms/dose nasal spray||140 dose||£5.95|
|Paracetamol 250mg/5ml oral suspension sugar free||200ml||£4.27|
|Sertraline 100mg tablets||28||£14.07|
|Sertraline 50mg tablets||28||£8.95|
|Sulpiride 200mg tablets||30||£6.86|
|Tacrolimus 0.1% ointment||30g||£25.92|
|Valaciclovir 500mg tablets||10||£20.59|
|Tamoxifen 20mg tablets||30||£5.50|