Jevity HiCal: Enteral feed with fibre 1.5 kcal/ml RTH: Supply issue

Supply issue Active

Abbott advises that Jevity HiCal is out of stock. Jevity HiCal by Abbott is a dual listing in the Schedule with Nutrison Energy Multi Fibre.

Affected product

Jevity HiCal by Abbott is a dual listing in the Schedule with Nutrison Energy Multi Fibre.

Schedule listing for Jevity HiCal(external link)

HML listing for Jevity HiCal(external link)

Reason for out of stock

Nutricia's supply issues have driven up demand for this product. 

About the Nutricia products' supply issues

Alternative product 

Abbott can supply some of its Jevity Plus product as an alternative to Jevity HiCal.

This listing requires a Special Authority (SA1859 [PDF](external link)) to be approved before the product can be funded. Anyone with an existing approval for SA1859 can access funded Jevity Plus.

This will be listed in Section D of the Pharmaceutical Schedule from 6 December 2021. Details of the product are as follows: 

Chemical and
presentation

Pharmacode

Brand

Subsidy
and price

Pack Size

Enteral feed with fibre
1.2kcal/ml

Liquid

2217120

Jevity Plus

$6.35

1,000 ml OP

The following rules apply to the TG3 (Standard Supplements) and therefore this listing:

  • Special Authority SA1859
  • Hospital pharmacy [HP3]

RxOne users: The changes will be automatically updated by RxOne from the effective date.

TONIQ users: the changes will automatically be updated in Toniq medicine databases from the effective date. 

Please note that Ministry of Health Sector Operations Group will be able to process claims for December 2021 dispensing of the above listings. Pharmacies can claim these as a part of the normal claim.

Who to contact

If you have funding questions, email us on enquiry@pharmac.govt.nz