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DrugAlert provides timely advice direct to your inbox and is based on information from drug manufacturers regarding critical changes to medication access such as the discontinuation, short supply or unavailability, recalls and other important drug-related information. See below to view the most recent volumes of DrugAlert.

Availability of Span-K® Slow Release Tablets

DrugAlert Volume 413

Drug Availabilty HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Aspen Pharmacare is anticipating a supply interruption for potassium chloride tablets as follows: Span-K® Slow Release Tablets Potassium chloride 600mg ARTG 27978 This supply interruption…

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Drug Recall for DBL™ Metronidazole Intravenous Infusion

DrugAlert Volume 412

Drug Recall Further to DrugAlert Volume 408, HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Pfizer, in consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), has given notice of a drug recall for DBL™ Metronidazole Intravenous Infusion…

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Availability of Edronax® Tablets

DrugAlert Volume 411

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert Volume 399, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Pfizer Australia is now experiencing a supply interruption for Edronax® tablets as follows: Edronax® 4mg Tablets Reboxetine 4mg ARTG…

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Discontinuation of ReoPro®

DrugAlert Volume 410

Drug Discontinuation HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Janssen-Cilag has given notice of the discontinuation of: ReoPro® Injection Abciximab 10mg/5mL ARTG 48864 ReoPro® will be discontinued from the market on 15th July 2018. Abciximab is a glycoprotein…

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Drug Recall of Infacol® Wind Drops

DrugAlert Volume 409

Drug Recall HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Nice-Pak, in consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), has given notice of a drug recall of Infacol® Wind Drops as follows: Infacol® Wind Drops Simethicone  ARTG 16124 The three…

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Product Alert for DBL™ Metronidazole Intravenous Infusion

DrugAlert Volume 408

Product Alert HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Pfizer, in consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), has given notice of a product defect alert for DBL™ Metronidazole Intravenous Infusion as follows: DBL™ Metronidazole Intravenous Infusion Metronidazole 500mg/100mL…

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December 2017

July 2017

November 2015

Zarontin® 250mg Capsules (Nov. 03 2015)

October 2015

July 2015

June 2015

February 2015

January 2015

Fentanyl Intranasal Spray (Jan. 22 2015)

Hydralazine Availability (Jan. 15 2015)

Recall of Jurnista® (Jan. 15 2015)

December 2014

September 2014

August 2014

May 2014

Propofol Quarantine Update (May. 04 2014)

Recall of Provive (May. 01 2014)

April 2014

March 2014

February 2014

October 2013

September 2013

July 2013

April 2013

January 2013

December 2012

November 2012

Morphine Availability (Nov. 26 2012)

Propranolol Unavailable (Nov. 25 2012)

Carbetocin Availability (Nov. 20 2012)

Timentin Availability (Nov. 20 2012)

September 2012