Glucagon hydrochloride (Glucagen Hypokit): Supply issue

Supply issue Active

There is a supply issue affecting Glucagon hydrochloride (Glucagen Hypokit).

Reason for issue

The supplier, Novo Nordisk, has advised Pharmac that due to an unprecedented increase in demand from January to March 2023, they now have low stock levels of Glucagon hydrochloride (Glucagen Hypokit).(external link)

Expected resupply

Stock arrived by early May. To avoid future issues, the supplier is managing the distribution of the stock to ensure equitable distribution until August 2023. 

Who to contact

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