Aripiprazole 5 mg: Supply issue resolved

The supplier of aripiprazole, Sandoz, has advised that they have received sufficient stock.

Aripiprazole Sandoz brand 5 mg tablets available again

As of 29 October we understand that the Sandoz brand of 5 mg tablets is available again. 

What pharmacists need to know

We listed Aripiprazol 1A Pharma brand of aripiprazole 5 mg tablets from 12 August 2020. It was listed as a section 29 of the Medicines Act. We will delist it from the Schedule in due course.

Chemical and presentation

Brand

Pack Size

Subsidy and price
(ex-man., ex. GST)

Pharmacode

Aripiprazole tab 5 mg 

 Aripiprazol 1A Pharma

49

$28.58

2597624 

 Wastage rules will apply. 

Who to contact

If you take aripiprazole, talk to your prescriber. PHARMAC cannot give you advice on your clinical circumstances. 

If you have questions about funding for aripiprazole, email enquiry@pharmac.govt.nz