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The news today on BBC should help stop T3 being withdrawn on the basis of Price.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

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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.

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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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