Effective from 1 August 2016 Pharmac have listed and fully funded Betaloc CR Tab 47.5mg and 95 mg 30 pack.

This is in an effort to ensure continuity of supply and will only be available for the next three months.

This does present you with an opportunity in respect to price, cost of time and also packaging.

So this is all your call and keep in mind that we will not accept Betaloc CR back for credit under any circumstances.

Pharmaceutical Schedule Pricing:

Metoprolol CR Tab 47.5 mg 90 – $3.48 or $1.16 per 30 plus other related costs. This is a low cost medicine. Reimbursement is approximately $1.2511 including the per pack fee. Only applicable discount from wholesaler is Outer Pack of 1.65%

Betaloc CR Tab 47.5 mg 30 – $7.50 per 30. Costs of dispensing are reduced as you simply put a label on the pack. Reimbursement is approximately $7.894 including the per pack fee. Your wholesaler terms apply as well as Outer Pack discount of 1.65%

Metoprolol CR Tab 95 mg 90 – $5.73 or $1.91 per 30 plus other related costs Reimbursement is approximately $2.0236 including per pack fee. Your wholesaler terms apply as well as Outer Pack discount of 1.65%.

Betaloc CR Tab 95 mg 30 – $7.50 per 30. Costs of dispensing are reduced as you simply put a label on the pack. Reimbursement is approximately $7.894 including the per pack fee. Your wholesaler terms apply as well as Outer Pack discount of 1.65%

The numbers speak for themselves. As stated it is your call. But worth thinking about.

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