Monthly Archives October 2017

As advised via Pharmac Tender announcement 31 May 2017, there is to be a change in the listing and future sole supply. New listing from 1 November 2017 Rolin Tab 1 mg 30                          Pharmacode  2523647                                          Schedule price $5.04 Incumbent brand (s) Aremed Tab 1 mg  30                   Pharmacode  2360799                              Schedule price $26.55 Arimedex Tab 1 mg  30                Pharmacode 2119498…

As advised via Pharmac Tender announcement there is to be a change in the listing and future sole supply. New listing from 1 November 2017 in HML and Section B Levlen ED Tab 3x28           Pharmacode  439118       Schedule price $1.77 Incumbent brand Ava 30 ED Tab 84               Pharmacode 2395754     Schedule price $2.30 Reference priced to from 1 January 2018 Due to…

The following products are being reference priced from 1 December 2017, which comes about from an alternative being awarded the Sole Supply within the next few months. With price support from the suppliers ProPharma / PWR will be reducing the pricing to less than the new subsidy from 12 October 2017 (where applicable). Pharmacode 2476746 - Escitalopram-Airflow Tab 20 mg…

We are all looking for those small opportunities to improve the bottom line. It is never easy, however with the support of Airflow it has been made easy. Click here to view the analysis which clearly shows the additional margin you can make by continuing to purchase and dispensing this product until 28 February 2018 or stocks are exhausted. If…

As advised in the Tender Results for April 2017, PHARMAC have award the tender for Allopurinol to DP brand. New listing will be from 1 November 2017 at significantly reduced prices and therefore margin variation for NZ Pharmacy. (With some you will lose more, but by supporting ProPharma that is reduced) New from 1 November 2017 Allopurinol-DP Tab 100 mg…

We have probably all had enough of the Metoprolol saga. It is coming to the end however there is one final opportunity for pharmacy to actual make additional profits on the two higher strengths of Myloc CR Tab. Click here to view the analysis which clearly shows the additional margin you can make by continuing to purchase this product until…

We have previously advised of an impending supply issue relating to Konsyl-D. That issue has now eventuated and we would like your assistance going forward. Bonvit Orange 500 g Pharmacode 2528967 As per photo, are in sleeves of 3 and the carton of 12 (being 4 x 3) We have set the Outer at 6, to be in line with…

Norgine have advised that due to low levels of demand for the Normacol Plus 200 g over the past several years it is no longer commercially viable to import stock and the decision has been made to discontinue this SKU. Normacol Plus 200 g -  Pharmacode 275301 – Not available and stocks are depleted. Normacol Plus 500 g  - Pharmacode…

We have been informed by Baxter Australia that they are out of stock of their Asacol 500mg Suppositories, and are unlikely to have stock until midway through 2018. With this in mind, those patients taking Asacol will likely be switched to Pentasa 1g Suppositories, and may need them on short notice. We have factored this in moving forward, as it…

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