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January Q4 Cat M published

Nine additions, 14 deletions

December 15th 2017

Tagged: DM Zone news DDA news

By Ailsa Colquhoun

The Department of Health has published the final quarter of 2017-18  Category M prices, effective from January 1, 2018.

In summary there are nine additions:

  • Azithromycin 250mg capsules x6
  • Ferrous gluconate 300mg tablets x 28
  • Losartan 12.5mg tablets x28
  • Methylphenidate 10mg tablet s x30
  • Olmesartan medoxomil 20mg tablets x28
  • Olmesartan medoxomil 40mg tablets x28
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin 125mg/5ml oral solution x100ml
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin 250mg/5ml oral solution x100ml
  • Ursodeoxycholic acid 250mg capsules x 60

And, 14 deletions:

  • Co-amilofruse 2.5mg/20mg tablets x 28
  • Co-amilofruse 5mg/40mg tablets x 28
  • Co-fluampicil 250mg/250mg capsules x 28
  • Co-tenidone 50mg/12.5mg tablets x 28
  • Co-tenidone 100mg/25mg tablets x 28
  • Co-trimoxazole 80mg/400mg tablets x 28
  • Fluvastatin 20mg capsules x 28
  • Fluvastatin 40mg capsules x28
  • Haloperidol 1.5mg tablets x 28
  • Haloperidol 5mg tablets x28
  • Levothyroxine sodium 25microgram tablets x28
  • Levothyroxine sodium 50microgram tablets x28
  • Levothyroxine sodium 100 microgram tablets x28
  • Mycophenolate mofetil 500mg tablets x50

Top five price risers are:

Quetiapine 100mg tablets 60
Quetiapine 200mg tablets 60
Quetiapine 150mg tablets 60
Quetiapine 300mg tablets 60
Quetiapine 25mg tablets 60

Top five price fallers are:

Co-dydramol 10mg/500mg tablets 100
Itraconazole 100mg capsules 15
Mirtazapine 15mg tablets 28
Ketoprofen 2.5% gel 100
Duloxetine 40mg gastro-resistant capsules 56

DDA members can view the details of the prices, sorted by price order, change and percentage change in our library of Category M analyses.


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