The es­ca­lat­ing price of pills

The Sunday Post (Newcastle) - - NEWS -

T3/Lio­thy­ro­nine for hy­pothy­roidism In 2006, one tablet cost the NHS 15p, in 2016 it was £9.11 Etho­sux­imide for epilepsy One cap­sule cost 9p in 2006, but £1.89 in 2016 Di­cy­clover­ine Hy­drochlo­ride for ir­ri­ta­ble bowel In 2006m 100ml of the syrup cost £1.62 in 2006 but cost £142 10 years later Hy­dro­cor­ti­sone tablets for au­toim­mune con­di­tions In 2006, one tablet cost 2p but by 2016 cost £2.63 Chlorthali­done tablets for high blood pres­sure In 2006, one tablet cost 5p, in 2016 it cost £3.03 Di­conal tablets for pain re­lief In 2006 one tablet cost 17p, but by 2016, it cost £7.10

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