Table 1

List of higher and lower cost options in each class

ClassHigher cost optionsLower cost options
StatinsRosuvastatin (all), Crestor, Atorvastatin 30 mg and 60 mg, Lipitor, Fluvastatin 80 mg M/R tabs, Lescol capsules, Luvinsta XL, Dorisin XL, Lipostat, Zocor.Atorvastatin 10/20/40/80 mg tabs, Fluvastatin caps, Pravastatin, Simvastatin, Simvador (low-cost branded option).
Proton pump inhibitorNexium, Zoton Cap 30 mg E/C Gran, Omeprazole E/C tabs, Losec caps, Losec dispersible, Omeran, Zanprol, Mezzopram, Protium, Pantoloc, Pariet.Esomeprazole, Emozul, Lansoprazole, Zoton FasTab, Omeprazole caps, Mepradec Caps, Pantoprazole, Rabeprazole.
ACE inhibitorPerindopril tosilate, Moexipril, Perdix, Cilazapril, Vascace, Captopril capsules, Capoten tab 25 mg, Innovace, Zestril, Coversyl, Accupro 20/40 mg, Quinil 20/40 mg, Tritace, Imidapril, Tanatril, Perindopril arginine, Coversyl arginine.Captopril, Enalapril, Fosinopril, Staril, Lisinopril, Perindopril erbumine, Quinapril, Accupro 5/10 mg, Quinil 5/10 mg, Ramipril, Trandolapril, Gopten.
Angiotensin receptor blockerAzilsartan, Edarbi, Olmesartan, Olmetec, Amias, Aprovel, Cozaar, Micardis, Tolura, Diovan, Eprosartan, Teveten.Candesartan cilexet, Irbesartan, Losartan, Telmisartan, Valsartan.