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BBC news on T3 prices

The news today on BBC should help stop T3 being withdrawn on the basis of Price. Good news:

Drug company Concordia overcharged the NHS by millions for a key thyroid treatment, the Competition and Markets Authority has provisionally found.

The CMA said that last year the NHS spent £34m on its drug, liothyronine, up from about £600,000 in 2006.

The amount the NHS paid per pack rose from around £4.46 in 2007 to £258.19 by July 2017, an increase of almost 6,000%.

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Thanks for posting, T3sortedme.


Some have made big money on the health of millions of sufferers. Is someone caring somewhere finally? Let's hope so.

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But still the figures, old and new, indicate only about 10000 patients in the whole of the UK are receiving T3, when over 100000 ought to.


It would be interesting to know how many of the "missing 90,000" are actually buying their own - whether T3 or desiccated thyroid or any other combination medicine.

Surely it won't be 90,000, but nonetheless could be worth knowing.


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