Dihydrocodeine tartrate (DHC Continus): Supply issue resolved

Supplies of DHC Continus 60 mg (Pharmacode 772887) are back to normal levels.

19 April 2023 update

This supply issue is resolved. Stock is with the supplier, it may take time for that stock to get through the supply chain to pharmacies. 

About the issue

The supplier advised that a shipment of DHC Continus 60mg x 60 tabs was delayed. 

This reduced the amount of stock in the supply chain. Supplies were managed to help distribute the supply of this product as fairly as possible. 

Schedule listing for dihydrocodeine tartrate(external link)

Resupplied 19 April 2023

We understand that supplies have returned to normal.

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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