Pediasure (Paediatric enteral feed 1kcal/ml): Supply issue

Supply issue Active

Abbott have advised that they're out of stock of Pediasure enteral feed (Pharmacode 367958)

Affected product

Pediasure is a paediatric enteral feed 1 kcal/ml liquid (Pharmacode 367958). There has been limited stock available since early March. 

Schedule listing for Pediasure RTH(external link)

Pediasure is listed as an example brand in the HML(external link).

Resupply expected early April 2023

Abbott have advised that the next shipment is due to arrive in Aotearoa in late March. Product should be available to pharmacies by early April. 

Alternative products

There are other listed 1 kcal/ml enteral feeds

  • Nutrini RTH (Pharmacode 2632918) - Nutrini RTH is available, despite supply issues affecting some Nutricia products
  • Frebini Original (Pharmacode 2651777)

Abbott's Pediasure oral liquid is also available.

No new Special Authority is required to use any of these alternate products.

Schedule listings for paediatric 1 kcal/ml enteral feeds(external link)

Who to contact

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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