Why it matters: Prescribing the combination product of paracetamol and tramadol costs more than prescribing the preparations separately. The doses are also different (32.5mg of tramadol, 325mg of paracetamol) than those generally used (50mg tramadol, 500mg paracetamol).
Description: Cost of paracetamol and tramadol combination 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.