Why it matters: Co-proxamol is a painkiller which was withdrawn in 2005 due to safety concerns. All marketing authorisations were cancelled at the end of 2007. There remains some prescribing of co-proxamol (which is now unlicensed) at a cost of over £100 per box.
Description: Cost of co-proxamol per 1000 patients
CCGs are ordered by mean percentile over the past six months. Each chart shows the results for the individual CCG, plus deciles across all CCGs in the NHS in England.