Dorzolamide with Timolol
Dortim-Arrow Eye drops 2% with timolol 0.5%; 5 ml OP will be listed in the Pharmaceutical Schedule from 1 October 2015 at a price of $3.45 ex manufacturer.
This is an alternative to Cosopt which will be Reference Priced from 1 December 2015.
We have been notified that MSD pricing will not be changing therefore effective from 1 December 2015 there will be a patient surcharge of approximately $20.19 excluding GST.
To minimise risk we will implement automatic substitution as soon as our existing stocks of Cosopt are depleted (approximately 4 weeks).
Dortim-Arrow will be Sole Supply from 1 March 2016
In the meantime PLEASE continue to order as usual.