Monthly Archives June 2016

Please be advised that we have received notification from Boehringer Ingelheim (NZ) Limited of a Price & Subsidy DECREASE effective in the Pharmaceutical Schedule¬† from 1 July 2016. Click here to read the actual notification. ProPharma / PWR are pleased to advise that we have via price support supplied by Boehringer Ingelheim reduced the price effective from 12 June 2016.…

This one strength is continuing to be managed very closely. There was one allocation several weeks ago of small levels and since then we have not had allocations due to supply. Metoprolol CR 47.5 mg is readily available and can be halved for patients requiring 23.75 mg. Yes a small inconvenience but product remains available. The prescribing of half tablets…

What was a proposal, then a consultation document and now has been delivered by Minister of Health Dr J. Coleman as the final document. This was Friday 3rd June 2016. As this is your future I strongly suggest you read and understand where this is all heading and what will be required of you and your team in the future.…

A new listing of Metoprolol Tartrate came into effect 1 June 2016. Metoprolol-Apo Tab 50 mg 100 Pharmacode 2499746. Metoprolol-Apo Tab 100 mg 60 Pharmacode 2499754. These will ultimately replace: Lopresor Tab 50 mg 100 Pharmacode 680915 Lopresor Tab 100 mg¬† 60 Pharmacode 2104105 Reference pricing does not come into effect until 1 August 2016 and we have stock which…

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