Povidione iodine (Betadine) oint 10 %: Supply issue resolved

The supplier of Betadine 65g oint 10 % (Pharmacode 2159252) advised us of an out of stock.

Affected product

The supplier of povidione iodine (Betadine) oint 10 % was temporarily out of stock due to higher than normal demand.

Schedule listing for povidione iodine(external link)


The product was resupplied by 15 July 2022.

Alternative products

There is no funded direct equivalent for Betadine. We recommend people discuss alternative treatment options with the health care provider who prescribed the Betadine. 

Who to contact

If you have questions about this supply issue, email enquiry@pharmac.govt.nz  

Please include as much information as you can about any product you have issues with (presentation, brand, pharmacode) and who your wholesaler is.