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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    PHARMAC is cracking down on anyone stockpiling medicine, during the Covid-19 lockdown

    PHARMAC is cracking down on anyone stockpiling medicine, during the Covid-19 lockdown


    Pharmacists are now only able to provide one month's supply of prescribed medicines.

    Chief Executive of the Pharmacy Guild, Andrew Gaudin says it's a cautionary measure.

    He says it's better to give three patients one months' supply, than one patient three months' supply.

    Gaudin says PHARMAC's moved early, ahead of us running into problems with stock.

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