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S5W-04063: Monica Lennon (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 26 October 2016

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-01436 by Shona Robison on 9 August 2016, how much it has cost the NHS to prescribe omeprazole in each year since 2010-11.

Answered by: Shona Robison 8 November 2016

The Gross Ingredient Cost for the supply of omeprazole on NHS prescription is set out in the report Prescription Cost Analysis, published annually by National Services Scotland Information Division, which can be found on their website at:-

www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Prescribing-and-Medicines/Community-Dispensing/Prescription-Cost-Analysis/