Table 68Drug acquisition costs

DrugADQ UnitUnit cost (BNF 56, September 2008)Weekly cost
Sertraline50 mg50 mg, net price 28-tab pack = £1.31£0.33
Citalopram20 mg20 mg, 28-tab pack = £1.24£0.31
Mianserin30 mg30 mg, 28-tab pack = £11.23£2.81
Mirtazapine30 mg30 mg, 28-tab pack = £3.14£0.79
Reboxetine8 mg4 mg, net price 60-tab pack = £18.91£4.41
Trazodone150 mgTrazodone hydrochloride 150 mg, net price 28-tab pack = £7.07£1.77
Moclobemide300 mg300 mg, 30-tab pack = £3.96£0.92
Escitalopram10 mgCipralex® (Lundbeck) 10 mg (scored), 28-tab pack = £14.91£3.73
Venlafaxine XR100 mgEfexor® XL (Wyeth) 75 mg 28-cap pack = £23.41; Non-proprietary 75 mg, 56-tab = £31.61*£7.80
£5.26
*

Based on the Electronic Drug Tariff as of 23 May 2009 (NHS, Business Services Authority, 2009).

Based on the Electronic Drug Tariff as of 23 May 2009 (NHS, Business Services Authority, 2009).

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