Gentamicin sulphate (Genoptic) eye drops 0.3%: Discontinuation
The supplier has stopped making Genoptic eye drops. They stopped supply at the end of 2022.
- Chemical: Gentamicin sulphate
- Presentation: Eye drops 0.3%
- Brand: Genoptic
- Pharmacode: 380008
- Subsidy: $11.40
- Measure / Qty: per 5 ml OP
Schedule listing for Genoptic(external link)
1 January 2023: The supplier ceased supply.
14 July 2023: The expiry date of current stock.
1 August 2023: The product will be de-listed from the Pharmaceutical Schedule and no longer funded.
People who use Genoptic eye drops
You will need to talk to the person who prescribed your Genoptic eyedrops about getting a prescription for different antibacterial eyedrops.
There are other funded treatments available. Talk to a health care professional about which option is best for you. Pharmac cannot advise on any individual treatment.
Health care professionals
There are a number of funded antibacterial eye drops, most of which are fully funded
Schedule listings for anti-infective eye preparations(external link)
NZ Formulary information on anti-infective eye preparations(external link)