Fluoxetine placed on monthly dispensing due to brand switch delay

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Fluoxetine placed on monthly dispensing due to brand switch delay

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Pharmacy Today

Lisa Williams
Pharmac director of operations Lisa Williams says fluoxetine should return to stat dispensing in mid-March
Pharmac has been forced to delay the upcoming brand switch for the antidepressant fluoxetine and remove its stat dispensing status after its new suppl

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The STAT rule has not been removed for dispersible tablets, however pharmacy has been asked to dispense monthly which requires additional annotation from pharmacy.