Monthly Archives October 2018

Click here to read the PHARMAC DISPATCH of 30 October 2018 providing updates and two existing supply issues and notifying of a new supply issue. Updates relate to Paracetamol Tab 500m g 1000 blister pack and also Clarithromycin Tab 500 mg 14 (new 250 mg temporary alternate listing) New supply issue relates to:- Diclo-Apo Tab 75 mg 500            Pharmacode…

Click here to read the latest notification from Pfizer. Relating to:- Isuprel Injection 200 mcg/1 ml 25          Pharmacode 2461544 (an alternative product is available under Section 29 as a PROCURE ) Isoprenalina CI Monico (Isoprenaline HCL) 0.2mg/1ml; 5 pack. Lead time is approximately 10 days) Approximate price based on a current quotation would be $81.62 per pack. This price…

We have been advised by the supplier of the above mentioned product that further supplies are not expect until mid to late December 2018. ProPharma / PWR have once again acted in a responsible manner and have placed an allocation of 3 per customer per week. This is effective immediately. To avoid a complete outage we request you only to…

Click here to read the notification from Apotex relating to the supply of Clarithromycin Tablets. For a short period only the 250 mg tablets will be available and where the prescription is for 500 mg you will need to dispense 250 mg equivalent dosage. As per the notification it is short term and hopefully supplies will be back to normal…

Click here to read the PHARMAC DISPATCH regarding the supply of Paracetamol Tab 500 mg 1000 blister pack and changes that will be implemented 1 November 2018 to help ease the stock position. Click here to read the API notification relating to the supply of:- Paracetamol Tablets 500 mg 1000 blister pack only. Pharmacode 2296985 ProPharma/PWR has once again been…

Click here to read the API notification relating to the supply of:- Paracetamol Tablets 500 mg 1000 blister pack only. Pharmacode 2296985 ProPharma/PWR has once again been proactive and has put in place an allocation per pharmacy per week. This action is not taken lightly and will not suit all pharmacies. However until we have further information available from PHARMAC…

Click here to read the latest notification from Pfizer. Relating to:- Dilantin Paediatric Oral Suspension 30 mg / 5 ml 500 ml  Pharmacode 258652 We thank you in anticipation of your ongoing support.

Click here to read the notification from Pfizer relating to two variants of the above mentioned product. This follows the notification from Orion that they have discontinued these items. As of the date of this notification ProPharma / PWR cannot accept Povidone iodine Orion brand of the above for credit under any circumstances. Together we can make this a seamless…

The following product(s) are being reference priced from 1 November 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…

Click here to read the Intermed letter dated 16 October 2018 relating to impending 1 November 2018 changes. Click here to access the Intermed product listing. Note that all Paradigm consumables are compatible with the new MiniMed 640G Insulin pump. Click here to access the NZMS product listing. This is a new range replacing the Animas Insulin Pumps and associated…

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