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Table 3 Oral liquid 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
Salbutamol 2 mg/5 ml syr. O 200 ml 45.15 1.58 53.28 0.27 2.97 6.61 59.01 0.29 11.20 5.74 Increase
Salbutamol 2 mg/5 ml syr. G 100 ml 7.91 0.88 10.02 0.1 8.78 3.63 13.16 0.13 27.61 3.14 Increase
Ciprofloxacin 250 mg/5 ml sus O 100 ml 158.92 14.03 197.16 1.97 7.12 13.54 196.59 1.97 6.88 −0.56 Decrease
  1. All Prices are in ZAR; O = Originator brand G = Generic brand; Originator oral liquid dosage forms: P value = 0.56; Generic oral liquid dosage forms: P value = could not be obtained as only one set of variables