Oxycodone (OxyNorm) immediate release and oral liquid: Supply issue

Supply issue Active

Supply of the oxycodone immediate release capsules and oral liquid is constrained.

Supply status

Supply is currently available for oxycodone immediate release formulations. 

The stock availability is based on current usage. We are expecting this to change given the current supply issue affecting morphine oral liquid.

Stock availability of OxyNorm oxycodone (based on current usage)
Cap 5 mg Immediate release mid August 2024 2179741
Cap 10 mg immediate release early June 2024 2179768
Cap 20 mg immediate release end August 2024 2179776
Oral liq 5 mg per 5 ml end July 2024 2243687

Alternative supply found

We have sourced a supply of oxycodone immediate release capsules and oral liquid. These will be listed on the Pharmaceutical Schedule in due course. We will provide more information as it becomes available. 

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.  

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