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Melatonin now in Cat C

Retrospective July announcement

July 15th 2019

Tagged: DM Zone news England Wales

By Ailsa Colquhoun

The Department of Health and Social Care and the Welsh Government have retrospectively determined that from July 2019:

  • Melatonin 1mg/ml oral solution sugar free (150ml) – is added to Category C based on Colonis Pharma, and
  • Melatonin 5mg/5ml oral solution and Melatonin 5mg/5ml oral suspension – are deleted from Part VIIIB.

Payment for July’s prescriptions will reflect the above retrospective determination and hence will not be as per the published July Drug Tariff.

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