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Table 1 Solid oral dosage forms

From: Evaluating the effect of a proposed logistics fee cap on pharmaceuticals in South Africa - a pre and post analysis

     Pre-Logistics Fee Regulation Prices Post-Logistics Fee Regulation Prices   
Active Ingredients O/G Pack Size Ex-Manufacturers Price in 2013 Logistics Fee in 2013 SEP in 2013 (VAT incl.) Unit Price in 2013 Logistics fee/SEP % Logistics fee with proposed cap SEP with proposed cap (VAT incl.) Unit Price with proposed cap Logistics fee with proposed cap/Sep % Change in SEP after logistics fee cap Overall effect on SEP after logistics fee cap
Omeprazole 20 mg tab O 28 426.33 14.92 503.03 17.97 2.97 29.58 519.74 18.57 5.7 16.71 Increase
Omeprazole 20 mg cap G 28 86.99 15.35 116.66 4.17 13.16 9.96 119.08 4.25 8.36 2.42 Increase
Amoxicillin Trihydrate 500 mg cap O 100 474.40 71.16 621.94 6.22 11.45 32.46 577.83 5.78 5.62 −44.11 Decrease
Amoxicillin Trihydrate 500 mg cap G 100 60.71 5.16 75.09 0.75 6.88 7.86 78.17 0.79 10.06 3.08 Increase
Atenolol 50 mg tab O 30 156.57 5.48 184.74 6.16 2.97 13.39 193.76 6.46 6.92 9.02 Increase
Atenolol 50 mg tab G 30 12.19 1.21 15.28 0.51 7.92 3.98 18.43 0.62 21.58 3.15 Increase
Captopril 25 mg tab O 60 128.08 20.53 169.42 2.83 12.12 11.68 159.33 2.66 7.34 −10.09 Decrease
Captopril 25 mg tab G 60 11.86 0.71 14.33 0.24 4.96 3.95 18.02 0.31 21.92 3.69 Increase
Simvastatin 20 mg tab O 28 57.23 6.53 72.68 2.6 8.99 7.58 73.88 2.64 10.26 1.2 Increase
Simvastatin 20 mg tab G 28 16.97 1.7 21.28 0.77 7.98 4.36 24.31 0.87 17.93 3.03 Increase
Ciprofloxacin 500 mg tab O 10 115.97 10.68 144.38 14.44 7.4 10.96 144.69 14.47 7.58 0.31 Increase
Ciprofloxacin 500 mg tab G 10 8.75 1.25 11.4 1.21 10.97 3.7 14.19 1.42 26.07 2.79 Increase
Diclofenac Sodium 50 mg tab O 20 36.67 3.58 45.88 2.3 7.8 5.93 48.57 2.43 12.22 2.69 Increase
Diclofenac Sodium 50 mg tab G 20 9.33 1.39 12.23 0.61 11.37 3.75 18.13 0.91 20.68 5.9 Increase
  1. Notes: All Prices are in ZAR; O = Originator brand G = Generic brand; Originator Solid oral dosage forms: P value = 0.658; Generic solid oral dosage forms: P value = 0.0002