Ondansetron dispersible tablets 4 mg and 8 mg: Supply issue

Supply issue Active

Due to freight delays, there may be a brief out of stock of ondansetron 4 mg and 8 mg dispersible tablets.

Affected products

Ondansetron

Brand: Ondansetron ODT-DRLA

  • Presentation: Tab disp 4 mg
  • Pharmacode: 2369486 
  • Presentation: Tab disp 8 mg 
  • Pharmacode: 2369494 

The film-coated tablets are not affected by this issue (Onrex brand).

Schedule listing for ondansetron(external link)

Monthly dispensing

To help make the existing stock last longer, we have put these tablets on monthly dispensing from 1 October 2022. 

Expected resupply

Dr Reddy's has advised of a possible out of stock from mid-September 2022. Some stock may remain in the supply chain. They expect their next shipment to arrive in late September 2022.

Who to contact

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