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Aug
5

Drug Tariff Discount Changes August 2019

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS

With the rise in many Drug Tariff prices for August, what impact has this had on Market Prices and Discounts?

The table below shows the impact on 20 generic lines. Dispex members can download the full list from inside the members only area.

Keep your dispensary team up to speed!

Description Dose Pack Size July 2019 Discount August 2019 Discount CHANGE in Discount
ACARBOSE tablets [28] 100mg 90 19.0% 48.3% 29.4%
ACARBOSE tablets [28] 50mg 90 14.3% 48.1% 33.8%
ACECLOFENAC tablets [60] 100mg 60 56.9% 57.5% 0.7%
ACETAZOLAMIDE tablets [112] 250mg 112 55.3% 61.4% 6.1%
ACICLOVIR cream [10g] 5% 10g 1 27.7% 26.5% -1.1%
ACICLOVIR cream [2g] 5% 2g 1 46.4% 46.9% 0.5%
ACICLOVIR dispersible tablets [25] 200mg 25 49.3% 56.4% 7.1%
ACICLOVIR dispersible tablets [35] 800mg 35 71.9% 76.8% 4.9%
ACICLOVIR dispersible tablets [56] 400mg 56 79.6% 82.1% 2.4%
ACICLOVIR suspension [100ml] 400mg/5ml 1 71.9% 71.9% 0.0%
ACICLOVIR suspension [125ml] 200mg/5ml 1 82.3% 82.2% 0.0%
ACICLOVIR tablets [25] 200mg 25 36.8% 47.5% 10.7%
ACICLOVIR tablets [35] 800mg 35 16.1% 25.3% 9.2%
ACICLOVIR tablets [56] 400mg 56 8.4% 25.1% 16.7%
ALENDRONIC ACID  tablets [4] 70mg 4 62.8% 71.7% 8.9%
ALENDRONIC ACID oral solution unit dose sugar free 70mg/100ml 4 31.8% 31.8% 0.0%
ALFACALCIDOL capsules [30] 0.25mcg 30 86.4% 87.4% 1.0%
ALFACALCIDOL capsules [30] 0.5mcg 30 77.9% 77.9% 0.0%
ALFACALCIDOL capsules [30] 1mcg 30 78.3% 78.4% 0.0%
ALFUZOSIN tablets [60] 2.5mg 60 50.0% 55.9% 5.9%