Chlorpheniramine maleate (Histafen): Supply issue

Supply issue Active

We are advised that chlorpheniramine maleate (Histafen, pharmacode 240311) oral liquid (2 mg / 5 ml) will be briefly out of stock from mid-June to late July 2022.

Affected product

  • Chemical: Chlorpheniramine maleate
  • Brand: Histafen
  • Presentation: Oral liq 2 mg per 5 ml
  • Pharmacode: 240311

Schedule listing for Histafen(external link)

Alternative products

We have received clinical advice that any other product listed in the antihistamines therapeutic group can be used as an alternative.

All products listed in the antihistamine therapeutic group(external link)

Expected resupply

We expect Histafen oral liquid to be available again by mid- to late July

Who to contact

If you have any questions about this supply issue, email enquiry@pharmac.govt.nz