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Table 2 Injectable 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 40 mg/10 ml O 100 ml 219.09 0.66 250.51 2.51 0.26 17.15 269.31 2.69 6.37 18.79 Increase
Omeprazole 40 mg/10 ml G 10 ml 67.77 11.96 90.89 9.09 13.16 8.42 86.85 8.69 9.69 −4.03 Decrease
Diazepam 10 mg/2 ml O 10 ml 101.43 10.62 127.73 12.77 8.313 10.1 127.12 12.71 7.93 −0.61 Decrease
Diazepam 10 mg/2 ml G 20 ml 23.36 1.40 28.23 1.41 4.97 4.87 32.18 1.61 15.13 3.95 Increase
Ciprofloxacin 2 mg/ml O 50 ml 74.53 6.63 92.52 1.85 7.17 8.96 95.18 1.90 9.42 2.66 Increase
Ciprofloxacin 2 mg/ml G 50 ml 23.71 1.92 29.22 0.58 6.58 4.89 32.61 0.65 15.02 3.39 Increase
Diclofenac 75 mg/3 ml O 15 ml 43.81 4.28 54.82 3.65 7.79 6.51 57.36 3.82 11.34 2.54 Increase
Diclofenac 75 mg/3 ml G 150 ml 43.66 4.85 55.31 0.37 8.77 6.49 57.18 0.38 11.36 1.87 Increase
Paracetamol 500 mg/50 ml O 100 ml 283.75 45.68 371.99 0.31 11.44 21.03 347.45 3.52 3.60 −24.54 Decrease
Salbutamol 500mcg/ml O 5 ml 156.06 27.53 209.29 41.86 13.16 13.36 193.14 193.14 6.92 −16.15 Decreased
Ceftriaxone 1 g O 3.5 mL 57.88 6.063 72.89 20.83 8.32 7.63 74.68 21.34 10.22 1.79 Increase
Ceftriaxone 1 g G 3.5 mL 9.522 0.94 11.93 3.41 7.89 3.76 15.14 4.33 24.84 3.21 Increase
  1. All Prices are in ZAR; O = Originator brand G = Generic brand; Originator injectable dosage forms: P value = 0.693; Generic injectable dosage forms: P value = 0.318