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We are pleased to advise that we are in receipt of the NEW Amoxicillin-Actavis 250mg/100ml. At present we cannot automatically substitute due to stock of Alphamox being available in the South Island. North Island Pharmacies that had Back Orders for Alphamox will be supplied Amoxicillin-Actavis 250mg and all back orders cancelled. Can you please note in your system to NOT…

Mutlichem have exhausted stocks of m-Mometasone Ointment 15gm. What they are now supplying is 45gm at the 15gm price. This will only occur as supply chain stocks a replenished. We suggest you check the legality of dispensing a quantity greater than prescribed.  

Pinetarsol 500ml will not commence Sole Supply until 1 October 2015. Delisting of Pinetarsol 1 litre has been deferred until 1 October 2015. Both of these changes are to allow adequate time for the sell through and claiming of the 1 litre pack. Please assist us to move the remaining 1 Litre stock through the entire supply chain.  

Actavis advise that their stocks of Alphamox 250mg are now exhausted. To ensure the supply chain moves stock through in a logical manner and to avoid any potential losses we will not supply the new  Amoxicillin Actavis  250mg/5ml.  Pharmacode  2478196 until our stocks are exhausted. Please continue to order Alphamox Pharmacode 2465469 . Once our stocks are exhausted we will substitute…

The price reduction has now been implemented and we encourage all pharmacy to continue to support this product until stocks are exhausted or delisted – whichever comes first. Roche made it clear early in the process they would price support and those pharmacies that managed their stocks down until 12th May 2015 can now take advantage of the price decrease…

Looking Forward This section is designed to alert both pharmacists and prescribers to possible future changes to the Pharmaceutical Schedule. It may also assist pharmacists, distributors and wholesalers to manage stock levels. Possible decisions for future implementation 1 June 2015 Dornase alfa (Pulmozyme) nebuliser soln 2.5 mg per 2.5 ml ampoule – amendment to Special Authority criteria Ezetimibe (Ezemibe) tab…

Stat dispensing will be reinstated for Atorvastatin tablets (10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg and 80 mg) from 1 March 2015. Stat dispensing was removed from Atorvastatin tablets from 1 September 2014 due to short supply of the Zarator brand. The supplier, Pfizer has advised that there is sufficient stock of Zarator, Lipitor and Pfizer Atorvastatin to allow three month…

Supply issues: Existing stocks of the 100 pack (Pharmacode 259985) have been exhausted. All back orders will be cancelled. Please update your computer system so that Pharmacode 259985 directs to Pharmacode 2432714 Flutamin Tablets 250mg 30 (Section 29) as were are unable to implement replacement. This may continue until April 2015.

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