Monthly Archives June 2019

Please refer to Mind Time for previous information (search Reclassification) The Ministry of Health have reclassified a specific range of medications to Restricted Medicines (Pharmacist Only), and in one specific case to Prescription Only. Click here to access a listing of products that are affected by the reclassification. This listing is from the previous Medsafe document and may not list…

Click here to read the notification from PHARMAC relating to a subtle but important change to the way in which communications and notifications will be provided by them, in the future. Do you need to do anything? If you want to continue to receive all the information, then yes you must email them your details prior to 28 June 2019.…

We have been notified by Max Health of the availability of an alternative Midazolam Tablet 7.5 mg being supplied under Section 29 as follows:- Dormicum Tab 7.5 mg 30 S29               Pharmacode 2398826                                      Price ex manufacturer $33.45 This product is not listed in Section B of the Pharmaceutical Schedule and will be supplied as stated under Section 29 and…

Click here to read the notification from Pfizer relating to the resupply of the above mentioned product. The supply issue was originally disrupted approximately 2 years ago. Alternative product Norgine Dantrium Pharmacode 2523809 has been supplied under Section 29. Please ensure you read the Pfizer notification and follow instructions precisely. We anticipate stock be available no later than Friday 5…

Click here to read the notification from Pharmaco relating to the above mentioned product. As stated this is effective immediately as all supplies have been sold through to wholesalers in the week ending 21 June 2019. Please note there are supplies within the supply chain at wholesale level. As of the date of this notification ProPharma / PWR cannot accept…

As advised via PHARMAC Tender Results of 30 April 2019 there is to be a change in the listing and future sole supply of Sodium Chloride Inj 0.9% 5 ml, 10 ml & 20 ml. New listing from 1 July 2019 Sodium Chloride Inj 0.9% 5 ml 20         Fresenius Kabi             Pharmacode 2565749                    Schedule price…

As per notification received in the Pharmaceutical Schedule Update July 2019 the above mentioned product is no longer being manufactured and there are no other registered brands. Stocks of Vistil Forte are expected to be exhausted by late 2019 and will be delisted 1 March 2020. As of the date of this notification ProPharma / PWR cannot accept Vistil Forte…

Further to our original Early Notification and Brand Change dated 31 January 2019, we wish to provide this update which has been notified by PHARMAC via the Pharmaceutical Schedule Update for June 2019. As advised via PHARMAC proposal of 10 December 2018 and the notification of PHARMAC decision of 31 January 2019 there is to be a change in the…

As advised via PHARMAC Tender Results of 31 May 2019 there is to be a change in the listing and future sole supply of Propofol Injection. New listing from 1 July 2019 HML only Fresolol 1% MCT-LCT 20 ml vial, 5 vial pack                                              Pharmacode 2444003                         Schedule price $4.35 Incumbent brand Provive MCT-LCT 1% 20 ml vial, 5…

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