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Cyproterone acetate with ethinyloestradiol    Medsafe Data Sheets   New Zealand Formulary.   Hospital Medicines List.   PDF Schedule - Refer from page 75.
  • 3 to 6 month supply. Tab 2 mg with ethinyloestradiol 35 mcg and 7 inert tabs - Up to 168 tab available on a PSO
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Ginet
    • Pharmacode2455455
    • Subsidy $4.98
    • Measure / Qty per 168

Prescribers may code prescriptions “contraceptive” (code “O”) when used as indicated for contraception. The period of supply and prescription charge will be as per other contraceptives, as follows:

  • $5.00 prescription charge (patient co-payment) will apply.

  • prescription may be written for up to six months supply.

Prescriptions coded in any other way are subject to the non contraceptive prescription charges, and the non-contraceptive period of supply. ie. Prescriptions may be written for up to three months supply.

- Subsidy by endorsement
  • Tab 10 mcg
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. NZ Medical and Scientific
    • Pharmacode264318
    • Subsidy $17.60
    • Measure / Qty per 100
    (NZ Medical and Scientific Tab 10 mcg to be delisted 01 February 2023)

Subsidy by endorsement – Subsidised for patients who were taking ethinyloestradiol prior to 1 March 2022 and the prescription is endorsed accordingly. Pharmacists may annotate the prescription as endorsed where there exists a record of prior dispensing of ethinyloestradiol.

Ethinyloestradiol with desogestrel    Medsafe Data Sheets   New Zealand Formulary.   Hospital Medicines List.   PDF Schedule - Refer from page 73.
  • 3 to 6 month supply. Tab 20 mcg with desogestrel 150 mcg and 7 inert tab - Up to 84 tab available on a PSO
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Mercilon 28
    • Pharmacode682055
    • Subsidy $10.00
    • Measure / Qty per 84
Ethinyloestradiol with levonorgestrel    Medsafe Data Sheets   New Zealand Formulary.   Hospital Medicines List.   PDF Schedule - Refer from page 74.
  • 3 to 6 month supply. Tab 20 mcg with levonorgestrel 100 mcg and 7 inert tablets - Up to 112 tab available on a PSO
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Microgynon 20 ED
    • Pharmacode2007509
    • Subsidy $2.18
    • Measure / Qty per 84
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Femme-Tab ED
    • Pharmacode2423634
    • Subsidy $6.45
    • Measure / Qty per 112
  • 3 to 6 month supply. Tab 30 mcg with levonorgestrel 150 mcg - Up to 63 tab available on a PSO - Higher subsidy of $15.00 per 63 tab with Special Authority see SA0500
    • Brand Microgynon 30
    • Pharmacode202770
    • Subsidy $6.62
      ($16.50)
    • Measure / Qty per 63
  • 3 to 6 month supply. Tab 30 mcg with levonorgestrel 150 mcg and 7 inert tablets - Up to 112 tab available on a PSO
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Levlen ED
    • Pharmacode439118
    • Subsidy $1.77
    • Measure / Qty per 84
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Femme-Tab ED
    • Pharmacode2423642
    • Subsidy $6.45
    • Measure / Qty per 112
Ethinyloestradiol with norethisterone    Medsafe Data Sheets   New Zealand Formulary.   Hospital Medicines List.   PDF Schedule - Refer from page 74.
  • Tab 35 mcg with norethisterone 1 mg and 7 inert tab - Up to 84 tab available on a PSO
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Brevinor 1/28
    • Pharmacode303542
    • Subsidy $6.95
    • Measure / Qty per 84
  • Tab 35 mcg with norethisterone 500 mcg and 7 inert tab - Up to 84 tab available on a PSO
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Norimin
    • Pharmacode410691
    • Subsidy $21.99
    • Measure / Qty per 84
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Norimin
    • Pharmacode2636077
    • Subsidy $29.32
    • Measure / Qty per 112

Prescribing Guideline

HRT should be taken at the lowest dose for the shortest period of time necessary to control symptoms. Patients should be reviewed 6 monthly in line with the updated NZGG “Evidence-based Best Practice Guideline on Hormone Replacement Therapy March 2004”.

  • 3 to 6 month supply. Tab 1 mg
    • Brand Estrofem
    • Pharmacode258601
    • Subsidy $4.12
      ($11.10)
    • Measure / Qty per 28 OP
  • 3 to 6 month supply. Tab 2 mg
    • Brand Estrofem
    • Pharmacode327859
    • Subsidy $4.12
      ($11.10)
    • Measure / Qty per 28 OP
  • Patch 50 mcg per 24 hours - No more than 1 patch per week - Only on a prescription
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Climara
    • Pharmacode371114
    • Subsidy $7.04
    • Measure / Qty per 4
  • Patch 25 mcg per day - No more than 2 patch per week - Only on a prescription
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Estradot
    • Pharmacode2358840
    • Subsidy $6.12
    • Measure / Qty per 8
  • Patch 50 mcg per day - No more than 2 patch per week - Only on a prescription
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Estradot 50 mcg
    • Pharmacode2358867
    • Subsidy $7.04
    • Measure / Qty per 8
  • Patch 75 mcg per day - No more than 2 patch per week - Only on a prescription
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Estradot
    • Pharmacode2514346
    • Subsidy $7.91
    • Measure / Qty per 8
  • Patch 100 mcg per day - No more than 2 patch per week - Only on a prescription
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Estradot
    • Pharmacode2358883
    • Subsidy $7.91
    • Measure / Qty per 8

Prescribing Guideline

HRT should be taken at the lowest dose for the shortest period of time necessary to control symptoms. Patients should be reviewed 6 monthly in line with the updated NZGG “Evidence-based Best Practice Guideline on Hormone Replacement Therapy March 2004”.

  • 3 to 6 month supply. Tab 1 mg
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Progynova
    • Pharmacode2450453
    • Subsidy $12.36
    • Measure / Qty per 84
  • 3 to 6 month supply. Tab 2 mg
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Progynova
    • Pharmacode2619423
    • Subsidy $12.36
    • Measure / Qty per 84

Prescribing Guideline

HRT should be taken at the lowest dose for the shortest period of time necessary to control symptoms. Patients should be reviewed 6 monthly in line with the updated NZGG “Evidence-based Best Practice Guideline on Hormone Replacement Therapy March 2004”.

  • 3 to 6 month supply. Tab 1 mg with 0.5 mg norethisterone acetate
    • Brand Kliovance
    • Pharmacode259772
    • Subsidy $5.40
      ($18.10)
    • Measure / Qty per 28 OP
  • 3 to 6 month supply. Tab 2 mg with 1 mg norethisterone acetate
    • Brand Kliogest
    • Pharmacode780227
    • Subsidy $5.40
      ($18.10)
    • Measure / Qty per 28 OP
  • 3 to 6 month supply. Tab 2 mg with 1 mg norethisterone acetate (10), and 2 mg oestradiol tab (12) and 1 mg oestradiol tab (6)
    • Brand Trisequens
    • Pharmacode767700
    • Subsidy $5.40
      ($18.10)
    • Measure / Qty per 28 OP
  • Rectangle page icon symoblising a PDF. PDF
  • A tick icon. Fully subsidised
  • An oval with the number 29 in it. Unapproved medicine under Section 29
  • An asterisk symbol. 3 or 6 months should be dispensed at once
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  • A triangle symbol. Three months supply may be dispensed at one time if endorsed "certified exemption" by the prescriber or pharmacist.
  • OP Original pack
  • Sole Subsidised Supply