LEO Pharma has given notice that Daivobet® gel will be removed from the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) on the 1st November 2021, as follows:
Daivobet® Gel 60g
Calcipotriol 0.005% + Betamethasone (as dipropionate) 0.05%
Prescriptions for Daivobet® gel written prior to 1st November 2021 will still be reimbursed on the PBS for up to 12 months, provided stock is available. Following stock depletion, Daivobet® gel will be discontinued in Australia.
LEO Pharma advises that Enstilar® foam spray (60g) will continue to be available on the PBS. This product contains the same active ingredients as Daivobet® gel, with superior efficacy cited in some studies.1
Retain this notice in a prominent position, including in other related business units for one month. Report any problems identified with medicines, vaccines or medical devices to the TGA.
Should you require further information regarding this matter, please contact LEO Pharma on (07) 3250 1200 or your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies.