Why it matters: Perindopril arginine is an ACE inhibitor used in heart failure, hypertension, diabetic nephropathy and prophylaxis of cardiovascular events. A different salt (perindopril erbumine) is considerably cheaper, and the arginine form does not provide any additional clinical benefit.
Description: Cost of perindopril arginine 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.