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Antibiotics among new medicine price cuts

The government has announced a further reduction in medicine prices.

Consumer affairs minister Jason Azzopardi said the government has so far reached agreement with importers to reduce the prices of 287 medicines and the process is continuing. The new price reductions are the following:

 

Medicine

 

Old price

 New    price

 Use

 

 

 

Ceclor

500mg tablets x 10

14.56

13.80

 antibiotic

Ceclor

750mg tablets x 10

19.90

18.95

 antibiotic

Ceclor

powder for 125mg/100ml oral suspension

8.11

7.70

 antibiotic

Flucozal

150mg capsule x 1

9.48

8.95

 fungal infections

Fortum

1g powder for solution for injection x 1 vial

20.50

19.51

 antibiotic

Keflex

500mg tablets x 20

10.98

10.45

 antibiotic

Mirena with Evoinserter

20 miċrograms/24 hours intrauterine delivery system

196.73

192.73

 contraceptive

Mivacron

10mg/5ml solution for injections x 5 ampoules

25.46

24.80

 muscle relaxer during operations

Seretide Diskus

50µg/100µg/m.d. Inhaler x 60 m.d. X 1 inhaler

34.80

32.88

 for respiratory conditions

Tyverb

250mg film-coated tablets x 70

1580.00

1419.00

 for breast cancer

Xarelto

10mg film-coated tablets x 10

62.91

35.83

anticoagulant

 

 

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