Carbamazepine (Tegretol CR) tab long-acting 200 mg: Supply issue resolved

Due to freight delays, the supplier advised of a brief potential delay to the re-supply of carbamazepine (Tegretol CR) tab long-acting 200 mg (Pharmacode 715832)

Affected product

The supply issue only affects carbamazepine (Tegretol CR) tab long-acting 200 mg (pharmacode 715832) 100 pack. There is stock of other strengths and presentations of carbamazepine. 

Schedule listing for carbamazepine(external link)

Alternative listed from 21 November 2022 

The supplier has secured stock of the Australian pack (Pharmacode 2649098). It comes in a 200 pack, rather than the original product which is a 100 pack.

It was funded from 21 November 2022 to ensure that people can continue to access funded treatment. It will be delisted in due course to allow time for the product to make its way through the supply chain.

This pack is Medsafe approved.

Who to contact

If you have questions about the funding for this product, email

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

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