What happens when a product loses its patent protection?

What happens when a product loses its patent protection?

Here is a good example of what happens when a product loses its patent protection. The first point is that the UK price, the price pharmacies and dispensing doctors would pay, has remained fairly consistent over the last 10 years. This is apart from a few sudden dips...
Tramadol Caps 50mg 30

Tramadol Caps 50mg 30

Our WaveData services has over 10 years of pricing data for Tramadol Caps 50mg 30. The graph below shows the Average UK Price, Concession Price, and Reimbursement price. Tramadol Caps 50mg 30 has shown two major peaks, the first in Aug 2014 and the second in Nov 2017....
External feeds and internal benchmarking..

External feeds and internal benchmarking..

Wavedata have historically put data into websites and left customers to login and access this. However, a couple of years ago customers started asking for feeds. These are monthly, weekly, or daily reports showing market prices, and are imported into pharma companies’...
Orlistat Caps 120mg 84

Orlistat Caps 120mg 84

This graph shows Orlistat Caps 120mg 84 over the last 10 years. After a gradual period of decreasing prices, the average UK Price rose to a peak of £27.38 in December 2018. A Concession Price was granted in May 2018 as the price started to rise. Over the past 10...
Etoricoxib Tabs 90mg 28

Etoricoxib Tabs 90mg 28

This graph shows Etoricoxib Tabs 90mg 28 over the past 4 years. After a long period of low prices, the average UK Price rose to a peak of £11.96 in May 2021. A Concession Price was granted in March 2021 as the price started to rise. Over the past 4 years, there have...
Paracetamol Caplets 500mg

Paracetamol Caplets 500mg

Paracetamol is consumed to treat fever and pain for numerous conditions and was recommended for symptom relief at the start of the pandemic. England initiated a national lockdown in March 2020 as Covid-19 began to cause symptoms such as fevers. From March 2020, the...