Daunorubicin Inj 2 mg per ml, 10 ml: Supply issue resolved

Pfizer have advised us of a supply issue with Daunorubicin inj 2 mg per ml, 10 ml (pharmacode 2325500).

Update 15 July 2022: Product has been resupplied.

Reason for the supply issue

Pfizer advised that increased demand and a manufacturing issue combined to create an out of stock of this product.


This product has now been resupplied.

Alternative product

A replacement daunorubicin was listed in the Schedule from 1 May 2022.  

The alternative product is Daunorubicin Zentiva, 20 mg powder for injection supplied in a 10 vial pack (Pharmacode 2636476). This product is not Medsafe registered. It will be delisted from the Schedule in due course. 

Who to contact

If you have questions about funding for daunorubicin, email enquiry@pharmac.govt.nz