Povidione iodine (Betadine) oint 10 %: Supply issue

Supply issue Active

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

Affected product

The supplier of povidione iodine (Betadine) oint 10 % has advised us they are out of stock due to higher than normal demand.

Schedule listing for povidione iodine(external link)

Resupply expected early July 2022

It will take time for the product to clear Q&A processes and make its way through the supply chain to pharmacies.

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.