Flumetasone pivalate (Locorten-Vioform) ear drops: Supply issue resolved
AFT, the supplier, have advised that Locorten-Vioform is back in stock and should be with wholesalers by the week ending 9 September.
1 September 2022 Update
Supply issue resolved.
- Chemical: Flumetasone pivalate ear drops 0.02% with clioquinol 1%
- Brand: Locorten-Vioform
- Pharmacode: 259799
- Expected resupply: Week ending 9 September 2022.
We received advice that Kenacomb brand ear drops were a suitable alternative. They are a Medsafe-registered product.
- Chemical: Triamcinolone acetonide with gramicidin, neomycin and nystatin
- Brand: Kenacomb
- Pharmacode: 253634
- Supplier: Aspen
Information for health care professionals
We appreciate that it is not always easy to change patients onto different medicines and apologise for any inconvenience caused to you and your patients as a result of this change.
Information for patients
If you have a prescription for flumetasone pivalate ear drops and none are available, you will need a new prescription for an alternative product.
Who to contact
If you have questions about supplies, contact your wholesaler or supplier.
Kenacomb ear drops are supplied by Aspen. Phone: 09 220 5394
Locorton-Vioform ear drops are supplied by AFT. Phone: 0800 423 823
If you have questions about the funding for this product, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include as much information as you can about the product (presentation, brand, pharmacode) and who your wholesaler is.&