The Department of Health and Social Care has retrospectively determined that from July 2019 in England:
PSNC is warning that payment for July prescriptions will reflect the new categorisation, not the information published in the July Drug Tariff.
Melatonin is a significant ingredient in specials medicines. In the quarter to September 2018, melatonin was included in 28 per cent of special order items, and melatonin formulations accounted for 19 per cent of specials NIC. The most commonly prescribed specials presentation by far was melatonin oral solution 5mg/5ml.