Listing of ciprofloxacin and zidovudine-with-lamivudine

Medicines

Decision

Due to unforeseen stock supply issues the following products will be listed fully subsidised in the Pharmaceutical Schedule from the 22 March 2013:

Chemical and presentation Brand PackSize Pharmacode Price and subsidy
Zidovudine [AZT] with lamivudine tab 300 mg with 150 mg lamivudine Combivir 60 307963 $667.20
Ciprofloxacin tab 500 mg Cipflox 100 2435160 $10.71
Ciprofloxacintab 750 mg Ciprofloxacin Rex 30 2220180 $5.52

Note price and subsidy shown are ex-manufacturer, excl GST

Please note that Ministry of Health Sector Services will be unable to process claims for March dispensings of the above new listings until the first claim submitted in April. Please hold claims for these dispensings and submit these with the first claim batch for April.