API has advised that it is discontinuing Benhex cream 50 g and sales will stop from 25 August 2015. Lindane, the active ingredient in Benhex cream, cannot be manufactured or stored in New Zealand after 25 August 2015.

Please note that pharmacists may continue to dispense Benhex until the end of the year.

Benhex will remain funded until 31 December 2015.

If you have any questions, contact API on 0508 776 746.

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