Fluorouracil sodium (Efudix): Supply issue resolved

The supplier has advised that, due to a delay in delivery, there was a brief out of stock of Efudix (pharmacode: 253065)

22 February 2023: We are advised that on 17 February 2023, stock was released from the supplier. All wholesaler backorders have been filled.

Affected product

  • Efudix cream (5%) 
  • Fluorouracil sodium
  • Pharmacode 253065

Schedule listing for Efudix(external link)

The supplier is out of stock of Efudix. We understand that there is still some product in the supply chain. 

Resupply during the week starting 19 December

We were advised that the supplier received more product during the week starting 19 December 2022. It may take time for this resupply to reach pharmacies. 

We appreciate any out of stocks are inconvenient. The supplier is working hard to ensure minimal disruption.

Who to contact

If you have questions about the funding for this product, email enquiry@pharmac.govt.nz

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

About Pharmac's role in supply management