Paracetamol oral liquid (Pamol) 250 mg per 5 ml: Supply issue resolved

Due to high demand, stock of Pamol 250 mg per 5 ml oral liquid paracetamol (Pharmacode 2643650) was in limited supply.

26 October 2023

There is ample stock available in New Zealand and demand appears to have eased. 

Affected product

Due to unusually high demand, there wa an issue affecting supplies of Pamol oral liquid paracetamol (pharmacode 2643650). 

Schedule listing for Pamol(external link)

All listed strengths were on allocation

When stock was limited, wholesalers managed distribution of all strengths very closely, to ensure equitable distribution.

Alternative product

Noumed's Avallon brand 120 mg per 5 ml oral liquid (2643138) was made available. 

Schedule listing for Avallon(external link)


Deliveries of paracetamol oral liquid have been coming in consistently for some time. Demand has returned to more normal levels.

Who to contact

Pharmacists, please contact your wholesaler to discuss needs.

If you have questions about this issue, email

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

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