Paxlovid (Nirmatrelvir with ritonavir): Medicine update

One batch of Paxlovid has expired.

Update for pharmacists: 11 April 2024 

Paxlovid (nirmatrelvir 150 mg/ritonavir 100 mg), with the batch number GJ2963 expired on 31 March 2024. Any pharmacies with stock of this batch remaining can destroy it.

What is Paxlovid

Paxlovid is the brand name of nirmatrelvir with ritonavir. It is currently the most widely used treatment for COVID-19 in Aotearoa New Zealand. 

Schedule listing for Paxlovid(external link)

Access criteria for COVID-19 antivirals

Who to contact

If you have questions about Paxlovid, email

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

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