Brand Change Reminder New Listings – 1 February 2020 & then Sole Supply – 1 July 2020
Click here to read the original notifications for Capecitabine Tablets, Dexamethasone Phophate Inj 4 mg per ml, Ibuprofen SR Tablets 800mg and Rivastigmine Patches.
NOTE: Brufen SR Tab 800 mg 30 and Exelon Patches will be reference priced in Community Pharmacy from 1 April 2020 and delisted from HML 1 April 2020.
All of these products will have DUAL listings in the Pharmaceutical Schedule & where applicable HML from 1 February 2020 until 30 June 2020.
We ask that you continue to order the incumbent brand(s) to ensure supplies move through the supply chain with no risk to either pharmacy or wholesaler.
ProPharma /PWR will implement automatic replacement where applicable.
As of the date of this notification ProPharma / PWR cannot accept any of the products listed to be delisted for credit under any circumstances.
ProPharma / PWR will make a commercial decision in relation to stock holding which will potentially mean a change for pharmacy and patient. Unfortunately with the PHARMAC decision to have both new and incumbent products listed and fully funded until the commencement of the sole supply 1 July 2020 we need to act in the best interest of the company, pharmacy and patient. The patient will need to change, however wholesale and pharmacy, do not need to experience potential losses during the transition period.
Together we can make this a seamless and painless transition.
We thank you in anticipation of your ongoing support.