Annual quantities or expenditure of Levonorgestrel (Postinor-1 or BNM

OIA response

Thank you for your request dated 27 July 2023 under the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) for information relating to Levonorgestrel. You requested:

Would you be able to advise me on the annual quantities or expenditure of Levonorgestrel (Postinor-1 or BNM).

We trust that the information following answers your queries.

Chemical name Formulation name Brand name base units units Cost
Levonorgestrel Tab 1.5 mg Levonorgestrel BNM tab 12167.00  $                21,296.42
Levonorgestrel Tab 1.5 mg Postinor-1 tab 127330.70  $              630,326.39

* Only dispensings with a recorded NHI in financial year 2023 (2022-06-01 to 2023-05-31) have been included 

* The data provided represents publicly funded medicines dispensed in the community based on pharmacy claims

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