As advised via PHARMAC Tender Results of 28 June 2019 there is to be a change in the listing and future sole supply of Tranexamic Acid Tablet.

New listing from 1 December 2019

Tranexamic Acid-Boucher Tab 500mg, 60 tablet blister pack                                      Pharmacode TBA                                    Schedule price $9.45

Incumbent brand

Cyklokapron Tab 500 mg, 100 tablet bottle pack                                   Pharmacode 461962             Schedule price $20.67

HSS (Hospital Supply Status) & Community Sole Supply commences 1 May 2020.

Brand Switch Fee not notified at time of notification.

As of the date of this notification ProPharma / PWR cannot accept Cyklokapron Tablets for credit under any circumstances.

We would recommend you continue to purchase the incumbent and we will change automatically as existing stocks are exhausted.

You MUST manage your stock to avoid being caught with stock at the time sole supply commences 1 May 2020. Failure to do so may prove very costly.

Once again we need your support to ensure stock in the supply chain moves through, to effectively ensure no losses are incurred by – supplier, wholesaler and pharmacy.

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 May 2020 we need to act in the best interest of the company, pharmacy and patient. The patient will need to change, however wholesalers 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.

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