Calcitriol (0.25 mg caps): Supply issue resolved

Supply issue Active

In May 2024, the supplier (AFT) experienced a supply issue with calcitriol cap 0.25 mcg (pharmacode 2091038).

13 June 2024 update

AFT filled all wholesalers order on Wednesday 12 June 2024. It can take another week or two for stock to move through the supply chain to pharmacies around the motu.

Affected product

AFT, the supplier, advised that, due to a delay with manufacturing and packaging, a supply issue developed. The supplier provided stock to wholesalers in the week beginning 13 May 2024. 

  • Chemical: Calcitriol
  • Presentation: Cap 0.25 mcg
  • Brand: Calcitriol-AFT
  • Pharmacode: 2091038
  • Subsidy: $7.89
  • Measure / Qty: per 100

Schedule listing for calcitriol(external link)

The 0.50 mg presentation is not currently affected by this issue.

Expected resolution

Stock arrived by mid-June and was released to wholesalers Wednesday 12 June 2024. It can take another 1 to 2 weeks for stock to reach pharmacies.

Who to contact

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

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

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