Monthly Archives November 2016

An Urgent Medicine Recall to Pharmacy level was issued 29 November 2016 for all batches of SodiBic Capsules 840 mg 100 Pharmacode 2085992. As a result of the recall there is no unaffected stock available. Click here for the Pharmacist Recall Notification. Due to this recall PHARMAC have listed an alternative product SodiBic Caps 840 mg 100 Pharmacode 2513447 which…

We are pleased to advise that in association with Actavis, who have provided price support on our remaining stock, we have reduced the price effective from today to $1.01 ex manufacturer. The effect of this change will lessen your expected loss following the late change to the Pharmaceutical Schedule price. Please refer to our previous article for the full details…

Early notification of the discontinuation of the above mentioned product by Roche Products (New Zealand) Limited. Click here to read the notification as received by wholesalers 24 November 2016. ProPharma / PWR advise at this time we have stock of both Hypnovel Inj 1 mg per ml, 5 ml, 10 pack Pharmacode 718661 and also Hypnovel Inj 5 mg per…

Effective 1 December 2016 there are substantial changes to the listing of the above. No new patients will be allowed to start on this medication. Please refer to the Pharmaceutical Schedule Update for full details. Click here to read the full Pfizer notification. ProPharma / PWR are unable to accept any stock back for credit.

PHARMAC awarded the Sole Supply for HML and Community  for Cetirizine Tab 10 mg 100 to Actavis on the 29th April 2016 as a result of the Invitation to Tender 2015/2016. Zista Tab 10 mg 100 was the new brand name under the Actavis umbrella. Zista Tab 10 mg 100 were listed in the Pharmaceutical Schedule and HML from 1…

We encourage all pharmacies to read this and to assist us to put in place an improved process which we hope will reduce what has been a significantly increased workload for wholesale and pharmacy. After more than 12 months we are continuing to have some issues with the supply of Metoprolol Succinate Controlled Release Tablets. We have done our best…

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