Lorazepam (Ativan) 2.5 mg tab: Supply issue resolved

Aspen, the supplier, experienced a supply issue with lorazepam 2.5 mg tablets (Pharmacode 250120).

7 June 2023 

Stock is now available and a further shipment is expected to arrive in Aotearoa New Zealand by mid June. 

Affected product

The supplier, Aspen, notified Pharmac of a supply issue affecting lorazepam 2.5 mg tablets. 

  • Chemical: Lorazepam
  • Presentation: Tab 2.5 mg
  • Brand: Ativan
  • Pharmacode: 250120

Note: The 1 mg tablet was unaffected by this issue.

Resupply arrived

Product is available. Further shipments are on their way

Who to contact

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

Please include as much information as you can about the product (presentation, brand, pharmacode) and who your wholesaler is.  

Sign up to our email list for regular emails about supply issues and more(external link)