Permethrin cream: Supply issue

Supply issue Active

Lyderm brand permethrin 5% cream (Pharmacode 479233) is out of stock.

About this issue

Lyderm brand permethrin 5% cream (Pharmacode 479233) was under contract with API. API has now left the market.

Stock of the API product has now been exhausted and we are continuing to investigate alternative presentations.

Transition away from API Consumer Brands

Alternative product

There is ample stock of the permethrin 5% lotion (Pharmacode 2332027) available. 

Who to contact

If you have questions about the funding for this product, email

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

About Pharmac's role in supply management