Monthly Archives March 2017

Following a consultation letter dated 3 February 2017, PHARMAC have today announced their decision relating to FUNDED vaccinations being provided under strict criteria through community pharmacies. Click here to read the PHARMAC notification. Click here to read PHARMAC Media Release.          

New listings in both the Pharmaceutical Schedule Section B and Section H (HML) from 1 April 2017. Leflunomide-Apo Tab 10 mg 30 Pharmacode 2511843 and Leflunomide-Apo Tab 20 mg 30 Pharmacode 2511851 listing 1 April 2017 and will have HSS status from 1 June 2017 and CSS status from 1 September 2017. Margins are tight and to make a switch…

With the recall of Span-K on 22 November 2016, we have had an alternative available via Section 29 – Duro-K Tab 600 mg 100. Slow-K Tab 600 mg 100 will be listed temporarily under Section 29 from 1 March 2017. Slow-K Tablets will be listed alongside Duro-K Tablets to meet demand. Wastage may be claimed on dispensings of Slow-K. Where…

New listings in both the Pharmaceutical Schedule Section B and Section H (HML) from 1 May 2017. Imuran Tab 25 mg  100 Pharmacode TBC and Imuran Tab 50 mg 100 Pharmacode 202126 will then have HSS status from 1 July 2017 and CSS status from 1 October 2017. Reference pricing will apply from 1 July 2017 which will see the…

New listings in both Section B and Section H (HML) from 1 April 2017. Sumatriptan-Apo Tab 50 mg 102 Pharmacode 2519658 and Sumatriptan-Apo Tab 100 mg 102 Pharmacode 2515393 will have HSS status from 1 June 2017 and CSS status from 1 September 2017. Reference pricing will apply from 1 June 2017 as follows:- Sumatriptan-Apo Tab 50 mg 102 Pharmacode…

Dear Wholesalers Please see below the latest update regarding the availability of GSK products – update to highlight: Fortum 2g redirect your orders to HCL, as GSK stock is now unavailable. Bactroban Ointment 15g will be available for ordering next week (week commencing 20th March 2016). A further stock update will follow later this week. Fortum 2g x 1 is…

Effective from 1 February 2017 PHARMAC listed a new product Fully Funded in the Pharmaceutical Schedule. Product was not immediately available which was clearly stated in the announcement. We have today received stock of Clustran Injection 6 mg  0.5 ml  Pharmacode 2515393 and it is readily available to order along with your other daily requirements. Should you require further information…

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