Calamine cream: Supply issue

Supply issue Active

The supplier of calamine cream (pharmacode 2615495) has put a hold on stock.

Reason for the issue

AFT put a hold on its calamine cream stock due to a regulatory issue with Medsafe. There is no issue with the stock currently in the market. People can continue to use the product as usual.

Affected product

  • Chemical: Calamine
  • Presentation: Cream, aqueous, BP
  • Brand: Calamine -AFT
  • Pharmacode: 2615495

Schedule listing for calamine(external link)

No further stock expected

AFT will not be supplying more funded calamine cream. Calamine cream can still be purchased without a prescription.

People may want to talk to a health care professional about a suitable funded alternative.   

Who to contact

If you have questions about this, email