Monthly Archives December 2018

Click here to read the initial consultation document dated 5 November 2018. Click here to read the decision and approval dated 12 December 2018, to list the following product in Section B & H of the Pharmaceutical Schedule effective from 1 January 2019. Puria Vitamin D Oral Liquid 7,500 iu of colecalciferol per ml (400 iu per drop) 4.8 ml…

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…

The following information has been provided to us from NZMS in relation to supply. Due to an unprecedented uptake of the t:slim X2, we are running low on stock of the t:slim X2 insulin pump.  We are expecting a delivery in the next 5-7 days however in the interim we are prioritising pump orders based on the pump training date…

As per notification in the Pharmaceutical Schedule Update September 2018 the incumbent product has been discontinued by the supplier and will be delisted from the Pharmaceutical Schedule and HML 1 April 2019. PHARMAC stated at the time they were looking for an alternative supply and have advised today of a new listing effective 1 January 2019 INCUMBENT (delisting 1 April…

As advised via PHARMAC tender of 31 July 2018 there is to be a change in the listing and future sole supply. New listing from 1 December 2018 Gacet Suppos 500 mg 50                         Pharmacode 2552663                            Schedule price $12.40 Incumbent brand Paracare Suppos 500 mg 50                   Pharmacode            2172127                    Schedule price $12.60 Reference pricing will apply 1 February 2019. HSS (Hospital…

Click here to read specific information and supply update on Bactroban Ointment. Zyban 150mg: All 2018 orders have been processed. We are currently in a low stock situation and expect replenishment mid-Jan 2019. For orders received for delivery week commencing: 2nd Jan, all orders will be reviewed and stock will be rationed. Lamictal Tablet 100mg: All 2018 orders have been…

An update to the original article posted 15 November 2018. As advised via PHARMAC tender of 30 April 2018 there is to be a change in the listing and future sole supply. New listing from 1 December 2018 Bimatoprost-Multichem Eye Drops 0.03% 3 ml OP Pharmacode  2545128   Schedule price $3.30 Incumbent brand Bimatoprost-Actavis Eye Drops 0.03% 3 ml OP        Pharmacode…

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