Monthly Archives April 2019

Please refer to our original notification (4 October 2017) of the change in supply following the Tender Results announced 28 April 2017. The supply issue for the incumbent brand Adalat Oros long-acting tablets has been ongoing since 1 August 2018. Present information available from Bayer is that they should be in a position to resupply 30 mg from June 2019…

We require your assistance in moving this product through the supply chain. In November 2018 this product was listed under Section 29 as an alternative (not a replacement) to the DBL product which was in short supply. Unfortunately for us we have been left with 6 x 5 following the re-supply of the DBL product and would appreciate your help…

The expiry date on the product that is currently available from the supplier is July 2019. We would like to advise this product is perfectly fine and should be dispensed to your patients without concern. Dating is always an issue but this product is very different. Points to consider with this product:- 1 – Product under 13 weeks to expiry…

There are two strengths of Asacol Tablets listed in the Pharmaceutical Schedule Section B as follows:- If we take the pricing of each unit then we find the following :- 400 mg cost per tablet = $0.495 or $0.990 per 800 mg (2 x 400 mg) 800 mg cost per tablet = $0.950 Without question there are prescriptions written that…

An update on our notification of 14 December 2018 & 29 March 2019. ProPharma/PWR has increased the allocation to 12 per week per customer until further notice. This remains a serious issue and this is all we can do to assist and work through the supply issue. This change has been made to generate better stock availability for pharmacy as…

Please be advised as per the following extract from the supplier that there is to be a change in the presentation of the above mention product Max Health has been supplying Micel E (Alpha tocopheryl acetate) Oral Drops 50ml under Section 29 of the Medicines Act. From mid April 2019 the packaging will look slightly different.  The product itself is unchanged. Micel…

We are pleased to advise that the above mentioned product will shortly be available to purchase and dispense under Section 29. Stock has been ordered and is due within a couple of weeks all going to plan. The original pack Orap Forte Tab 4 mg 20 Pharmacode 2243253 is no longer available hence the change to the 100 pack to…

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