Monthly Archives November 2018

Pharmacy are NOT permitted to exchange any Animas Insulin Pump Consumables for the t:slim X2 Insulin Pump Consumables under any circumstances. These items have been supplied and funded by PHARMAC under specific Pharmacodes. Once they have left the pharmacy they are not refundable. The new consumables have their own specific Pharmacodes and will be funded by PHARMAC as and when…

Click here to read the PHARMAC notification of their decision to fund the above in community pharmacy for suspected meningococcal disease. ProPharma / PWR have stock readily available. Ceftriaxone Injection 0.5 g          Pharmacode 2504952     Schedule price $1.20 Ceftriaxone Injection 1 g              Pharmacode 2504960     Schedule price $0.84 We thank you in anticipation of your ongoing support.

As per our earlier notification of 12 October 2018 PHARMAC listed the following due to supply issues with Allersoothe Elixir 100 ml. Promethazine hydrochloride elixir 100 ml Note: - Phenergan Elixir 100 ml Pharmacode 692700 will only be listed and fully funded until 30 November 2018 and STAT will apply. Switch back to Allersoothe Elixir Pharmacode 2404281 immediately as supply…

Clinect has been providing access to ORAP in New Zealand since 2017, but have notified the global owner, Belpharma, that they will no longer be importing and servicing the New Zealand market. The product is readily available throughout Europe. Alternative supply arrangements for New Zealand are being investigated however there is no finite decision at present. We will keep you…

As advised via PHARMAC tender of 29 June 2018 there is to be a change in the listing and future sole supply. New listing from 1 January 2019 Varenicline Pfizer Tab 0.5 mg x 11 & 1 mg x 42,  53 tablet blister pack. Pharmacode 2553155                                                    Schedule price $25.64 Varenicline Tab 1 mg 56  tablet blister pack.                                           Pharmacode…

Click here to read the Phebra market notification of the trade name change. New listing 1 December 2018 Phosphate Phebra Tab 500 mg effervescent 100                Pharmacode 2553325 Schedule price $82.50 Incumbent listing (to be delisted 1 May 2019) Phosphate Sandoz Tab 500 mg effervescent 100                Pharmacode 304913 Schedule price $82.50 Both products will be listed and funded until 1 May…

As advised via Pharmac Tender announcement 31 May 2018 there is to be a change in the listing and future sole supply. New listing from 1 December 2018 Metformin-Apotex Tab 850 mg 500               Pharmacode 2401002                Schedule price $7.04 Incumbent brand Metformin Mylan Tab 850 mg 500                  Pharmacode 2479265          Schedule price $7.82 Reference pricing will apply from 1 February 2019…

The following product(s) are being reference priced from 1 December 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 notification from iNova Pharmaceuticals. Click here to access the acknowledgement form. You MUST complete the acknowledgement for immediately regardless of whether you have the affect batches or not. ProPharma / PWR have unaffected batches available. Simply re-order next order cycle and stock will be available. IMPORTANT: ProPharma / PWR are not accepting returns for this…

Click here to read recall notification to pharmacy level. Click here to read recall notification to hospital level. Click here to access recall acknowledgement form. You MUST complete the Acknowledgement Form immediately and quarantine any affect stock. Should you have stock affected by this recall, please package this up for return to ProPharma / PWR for credit. Stock should be…

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