Propranolol 10 mg tablets: Supply issue

Supply issue Active

We understand stock of Apo-Propranolol 10 mg tablets is largely exhausted.

New brand listed 17 September 2021

We understand that stock of the Drofate brand propranolol is likely to be available from 20 September 2021. Teva (the supplier) will notify the wholesalers as soon as stock becomes available.

We have brought forward the listing date for Drofate propranolol to 17 September 2021. This means this brand will become funded as soon as it is available. Pharmacode: 2611414.

RxOne users

The new listings will be automatically updated by RxOne. If for some unforeseen circumstance it does not happen, please refer to the e-Noticeboard on the RxOne Home Screen for instructions. 

TONIQ users

The new listings will automatically be updated in Toniq medicine databases from the effective date. 

Ministry of Health claims

Ministry of Health Sector Operations Group will be unable to process claims for September 2021 dispensing of the above listing.

Pharmacies can either hold these claims until October 2021 OR reclaim them in October 2021 when they are rejected for payment in September 2021 claims. 

Read further

Decision to list Drofate brand propranolol 10 mg tablets

Pharmac's response to Apotex's departure

Who to contact

If you have questions about the supply of Drofate propanolol, contact your wholesaler.

If you have questions about funding, email enquiry@pharmac.govt.nz