Ondansetron dispersible tablets 4 mg and 8 mg: Supply issue resolved

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

2 November 2022: resupplied.

Affected products


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 put these tablets on monthly dispensing from 1 October 2022. 

Expected resupply

Supplies arrived in New Zealand in late October 2022. It may take a few weeks for new supplies to reach pharmacies.

Who to contact

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