Table 2

Top 10 savings for generic switching by British National Formulary (BNF) chemical name

BNF chemical codeChemical namePotential saving per year (£)
0408010A0Levetiracetam10 214 151
0703021Q0Desogestrel4 967 839
0212000B0Atorvastatin2 546 116
0301020S0Glycopyrronium bromide2 480 091
0106040M0Macrogol 33502 030 447
0103050E0Esomeprazole1 925 282
1106000L0Latanoprost1 565 643
0802010M0Mycophenolate mofetil1 515 336
0407041T0Sumatriptan succinate1 403 414
040801050Topiramate1 348 505