Fluticasone propionate (Flixonase Hayfever & Allergy) Metered aqueous nasal spray: Supply issue

Supply issue Active

Due to events in the Red Sea, the next shipment of Flixonase metered nasal spray (Pharmacode 2407000) has been delayed.

Affected product

The supplier, Haleon, is out of stock of:

  • Chemical: Fluticasone propionate
  • Presentation: Metered aqueous nasal spray, 50 mcg per dose
  • Brand: Flixonase Hayfever & Allergy 
  • Pharmacode: 2407000 
  • Subsidy: $1.98
  • Measure / Qty: per 120 dose OP

Some stock may still be in the supply chain with wholesalers.

Resupply 

Resupply is expected mid-May 2024.

Funded alternatives available

There is not time to source and list a replacement product before Flixonase Hayfever & Allergy is resupplied. There are other funded products that treat the same condition.

Allergy prophylactics listed in the Schedule(external link) 

Unfortunately, people will need a new prescription for the alternative product. We apologise for the inconvenience that the supply issue causes.

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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