Phenobarbitone: Supply issue resolved

Supply issue Active

The supplier, Max Health, has advised that phenobarbitone (pharmacode 2437856) has been resupplied.

Supply issue resolved 24 March 2021

Phenobarbitone is now in stock. 

  • Presentation: inj 200 mg per ml, 1 ml amp
  • Pharmacode: 2437856

With the supply issue resolved, we no longer request phenobarbitone be allocated. 

Background to the issue 

Max Health notified PHARMAC that there are global supply issues for phenobarbitone sodium injections (200 mg per ml, 1 ml ampoule). 

Approximately 115 injections are used each month in the community. In hospitals, 180 injections are used each month.

For more information

If you have questions about this stock issue, email enquiry@pharmac.govt.nz