Monthly Archives March 2017

We are all aware of the impending changes to listing, funding and pricing of the various brands. But are we all aware of the cost of changing before the application of reference pricing. Please keep in your mind that we are not working with $’s but parts of $’s when thinking margin. So every little part of a $ counts…

We are very hopeful with all the announcements, that this issue is now behind us. We cannot change what happened yesterday so let’s all move on and manage the future in a positive manner. While PHARMAC have thanked Pharmacists for their help, we extend thanks to all for the patience and understanding during a very trying period, including many of…

The following products are being reference priced from 1 April 2017, which comes about from an alternative being award the Sole Supply within the next few months. With price support from the suppliers ProPharma / PWR will be reducing the pricing to match the new subsidy from 13 March 2017(or earlier where practical) We are highlighting these so that you…

New listings in both Section B & Section H (HML) of the Pharmaceutical Schedule from 1 April 2017. Enlafax XR Cap 37.5 mg  84 Pharmacode 2509210,   Enlafax XR Cap 75 mg 84 Pharmacode 2509229 and Enlafax XR Cap 150 mg 84 Pharmacode 2509237 will then have HSS status 1 June 2017 and CSS status from 1 September 2017. (Note…

InterPharma have advised of a supply interruption relating to the above mentioned products. PHARMAC have advised that the delisting of the Multichem brand equivalents has been deferred until further notice. They have also advised that the HSS and CSS status will be suspended until further notice. Click here to read InterPharma notification. Please continue to order the following and where…

Sanofi have asked if we’re able to make our FluQuadri customers aware of the attached so they can order flu support materials.  They can complete electronically and email back to DPP Directly who will send the materials out Click here for your form Click here to read MOH fact sheet

Please note that Mylan has also employed a call centre to manage consumer calls and this free phone number is 0800 335 336. For pharmacy and other HCP inquiries, they should still contact Mylan direct on 0800 579811.   Click Here for notification from Mylan Click Here for Recall form  

After a reasonably long absence GSK has advised that Bactroban should be back in stock the week of 20 March 2017. Wholesalers should have stock by 24 March 2017. The alternative Section 29 Mupirocin Oint USP 2% 22 gm remains available and until our stock has sold through (97 units) we will be unable to make the Bactroban available. Please…

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