Early Notification & Brand Change Sodium Fusidate (Fusidic Acid)
As advised via Pharmac Tender announcement 31 August 2018 there is to be a change in the listing and future sole supply.
New listing from 1 March 2019
Foban Cream 2% 5 gm OP Pharmacode 2556170 Schedule price $1.59
Foban Ointment 2% 5 gm OP Pharmacode 2556189 Schedule price $1.59
Fusidic Acid DP Cream 2% 15 gm OP Pharmacode 2460130 Schedule price $2.52
Foban Ointment 2% 15 gm OP Pharmacode 2090929 Schedule price $3.45
Reference pricing will not apply.
HML (Hospital Supply Status) commences 1 May 2019 and CSS (Community Supply Status) commences 1 August 2019.
As of the date of this notification ProPharma / PWR cannot accept Fusidic Acid DP Cream 15 gm or Foban Ointment 15 gm for credit under any circumstances.
We recommend you continue to purchase the incumbent and we will change automatically (where practical) as existing stocks are exhausted.
Once again we need your support to ensure stock in the supply chain moves through, to effectively ensure no losses are incurred.
Together we can make this a seamless and painless transition.
We thank you in anticipation of your ongoing support.