Drug Prices To Fall From 1st January.

On January 1, the price of more than 1,200 drugs available in pharmacies will fall, thanks to the Reference Price Order of 2018, published in the Official State Gazette (BOE) on November 27.

Among the drugs that will reduce the price are anti-inflammatory, antitussive, or drugs for arthritis, hypercholesterolemia, glaucoma or high blood pressure. Thus, the 10 active ingredients with the greatest impact on the price reduction represent 89% of the reductions.


In addition, active ingredients such as ibuprofen, asthma drugs such as salbutamol or budesonide, antidepressants such as escitalopram, oral contraceptives such as levonorgestrel / ethinylestradiol or drugs for Parkinson’s are among the presentations of medicines that lower prices in community pharmacies. like the ropinirol.

Since this order was published on November 27, which has affected more than 16,000 drug presentations, and until January 1, pharmacies have been dispensing the available stocks at the previous price.

 Starting next Tuesday, with the entry into force of the new prices, pharmacies will dispense the drugs at a reduced price.

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