Monthly Archives January 2018

As previously advised there will be changes to funded products from 1 February 2018. There is to be a 6 months transition period to allow adequate time for all to be accommodated with the changes. Ultimately only one brand will be available and that is CareSens. Click here to read the notification from Pharmaco dated 8 December 2017. Together we…

PHARMAC award the Tender for the above stated product on 30 September 2017. The price ex manufacturer will reduce to $1.88 in the Pharmaceutical Schedule from 1 April 2018. However due to the way in which the tender was made there will be no price support from the supplier. They will make this price available to wholesalers from 1 March…

With the advent of a brand change we have had to reconsider the OUTER PACK size. Initially we left it the same as it was for Omezol Relief which were all shrink wrapped outers of 12. However the new brand does not come shrink wrapped and there is absolutely no efficiency in picking lots of 12 at the new schedule…

The following products are being reference priced from 1 March 2018, which comes about from an alternative being award the Sole Supply within the next few months. We are highlighting these so that you have time to manage the transition. With price support from the suppliers ProPharma / PWR will be reducing the pricing to match the new subsidy from…

Due to a further supply issue effective from 1 January 2018 there will be a temporary listing under Section 29 for Provera Tab 2.5 mg 56. Incumbent product: Provera Tab 2.5 mg 30     Pharmacode 274186 (we have no stock available) Section 29 product: Provera Tab 2.5 mg 56     Pharmacode 2536501 (stock availability is imminent) Due to the temporary…

PHARMAC are intending to list a Medsafe registered product in Part II of Section H from 1 March 2018. Proveblue Inj 5 mg per ml 10 ml 5                    Pharmacode TBA                 Schedule price $240.35 They are also going to delisted all other formulations for which there is no Medsafe registered products available. We thank you in anticipation of your…

With the advent of a brand change we have had to reconsider the OUTER PACK size. Initially we left it the same as it was for Omezol Relief which were all shrink wrapped outers of 12. However the new brand does not come shrink wrapped and there is absolutely no efficiency in picking lots of 12 at the new schedule…

As you may be aware a decision was made by PHARMAC  to delist the 10 ml presentation from the HML (Hospital Medicines List) with effect from 30 June 2017. Seqirus as the supplier DISCONTINUED that pack size - Pharmacode 2190435. They have introduced a new pack size of 30 ml which is not listed in the Pharmaceutical Schedule, therefore for…

New listing in the Pharmaceutical Schedule, Section H (HML) from 1 December 2017. New Product Voriconazole Inj 200 mg vial, 1 vial (Generic Partners) Pharmacode 2534517  Schedule price $65.00 Hosptial Supply Status commences 1 February 2018. Incumbent product Vfend Injection 200 mg vial, 1 vial                    Pharmacode 2106795 Will be delisted from the HML effective 1 February 2018. Further…

New listing in the Pharmaceutical Schedule Section B from  1 January 2018. Nausafix Tab 5 mg 250                             Pharmacode 2528886                                          Schedule price $6.35 Reference pricing will not apply. Antinaus Tab to be delisted from  Pharmaceutical Schedule 1 June 2018 Further information is available on our website under Pharmac Changes. As of the date of this notification ProPharma / PWR cannot…

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