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02.Pharmacy price comparison

 

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Pharmacy price comparison
Drug nameAtorvastatin calciumEsomeprazole magnesium trihydratePerindophilParacetamolMetformin hydrochlorideFluticasone propionate with Salmeterol XinafoateVenlafaxine hydrochlorideAmoxycillinCodeine phosphate with paracetamolTemazepam
Brand names
Brand name Lipitor Nexium Coversyl Panamax Diabex Seretide Efexor-XR Amoxil Panadeine Forte Normison
Function Lower cholesterol Gastric reflux and intestinal ulcers Lower blood pressure Pain relief, reduce fever Lower blood glucose levels Breathing difficulties/ asthma Antidepressant Antibiotic Relief of moderate to severe pain Insomnia
Pack size/ Form 30 tablets 30 tablets 30 Tablets 100 tablets 100 tablets Accuhaler 28 capsules 20 capsules Tablets 25 tablets
Strength (mg) All strengths All strengths 5 mg 500mg 500mg 1 37.5mg 250mg 100 tabs 10mg
Terry White Chemists Prices ($) 33.30 33.30 20.80 1.99 17.55 33.30 26.95 12.00 27.50 9.95
Roy Young Chemists Prices ($) 33.30 33.30 19.25 1.55 15.95 33.30 28.60 10.40 17.95 9.95
Chemist Warehouse Discount Chemists 33.30 33.30 15.50 3.80 10.50 33.30 23.99 6.99 17.99 6.99
Generic brands
Pack size/ Form NIL NIL 30 tablets 100 tablets 100 tablets NIL NIL 20 capsules 20 tablets 25 tablets
Terry White (TW) Chemists Prices ($) NIL NIL

Indopril (8mg)

18.95

TW paracetamol

1.79

Metformin (500mg)

12.95

NIL NIL

TW Amoxycillin (250mg)

9.45

APO-Codeine phosphate with paracetamol

7.45

APO-Temazepam (10 mg)

7.95

Roy Young Chemists Prices ($) NIL NIL

Indopril (8mg)

24.20

na.

Formet (500mg)

14.15

NIL NIL

Cilamox (250mg)

9.60

Codalgin Forte

9.15

Temtabs (10 mg)

8.75

Chemist Warehouse Discount Chemists NIL NIL

Perindo (8mg)

14.50

na.

Diaformin (500mg)

6.99

NIL NIL

Alphamox (250mg)

6.50

Codalgin Forte

6.75

Temaze (10 mg)

6.50

TABLE NOTES Prices accurate as at April 30, 2010. NIL means that there are no generics available for this drug. na means the pharmacy did not have a generic brand available.

 

 
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