Monthly Archives May 2015

We are pleased to advise that we are in receipt of the NEW Amoxicillin-Actavis 250mg/100ml. At present we cannot automatically substitute due to stock of Alphamox being available in the South Island. North Island Pharmacies that had Back Orders for Alphamox will be supplied Amoxicillin-Actavis 250mg and all back orders cancelled. Can you please note in your system to NOT…

Habitrol Dispensary products will have the second of two agreed price decreases in the Pharmaceutical Schedule 1 July 2015. Across the range almost 15% per item. Price Decreases effectively take effect on the 12th of the preceding month with supplier price support. That support is not being provided by Novartis at this time and we urge you to manage your…

Mutlichem have exhausted stocks of m-Mometasone Ointment 15gm. What they are now supplying is 45gm at the 15gm price. This will only occur as supply chain stocks a replenished. We suggest you check the legality of dispensing a quantity greater than prescribed.  

Pinetarsol 500ml will not commence Sole Supply until 1 October 2015. Delisting of Pinetarsol 1 litre has been deferred until 1 October 2015. Both of these changes are to allow adequate time for the sell through and claiming of the 1 litre pack. Please assist us to move the remaining 1 Litre stock through the entire supply chain.  

Actavis advise that their stocks of Alphamox 250mg are now exhausted. To ensure the supply chain moves stock through in a logical manner and to avoid any potential losses we will not supply the new  Amoxicillin Actavis  250mg/5ml.  Pharmacode  2478196 until our stocks are exhausted. Please continue to order Alphamox Pharmacode 2465469 . Once our stocks are exhausted we will substitute…

The price reduction has now been implemented and we encourage all pharmacy to continue to support this product until stocks are exhausted or delisted – whichever comes first. Roche made it clear early in the process they would price support and those pharmacies that managed their stocks down until 12th May 2015 can now take advantage of the price decrease…

With all the discussion around MARGIN at present we thought it prudent to look at what is happening with the prime mover in this domain - Low Cost Medicines - with ProPharma and PWR these are ex Manufacturer Price or Pharmaceutical Schedule Price < $4.00. The only discount available on these products is the Outer Pack Discount, being 1.65%. Outer…

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