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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 Pethidine

DrugAlert Volume 533

Drug Availability Further to DrugAlert Volume 470, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Pfizer Australia is continuing to experience a supply interruption for DBL™ Pethidine Hydrochloride Injection BP as follows: DBL™ Pethidine Hydrochloride Injection…

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Availability of Minims® Phenylephrine Eye Drops

DrugAlert Volume 532

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Bausch & Lomb Australia Pty Ltd are experiencing a supply interruption for phenylephrine eye drops as follows: Minims® Phenylephrine Eye Drops Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 2.5% ARTG 46174…

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Availability of Sodium Bicarbonate Vials

DrugAlert Volume 531

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Pfizer is expecting a supply interruption for sodium bicarbonate vials as follows: Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4% 100mL Vials Sodium Bicarbonate 84mg/mL ARTG 10801 Normal supplies are…

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Availability of Local Anaesthetic Products

DrugAlert Volume 530

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert Vol 523, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd is continuing to experience a supply interruption for the following local anaesthetic products: Product ARTG…

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Availability of Hyalase®

DrugAlert Volume 529

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Sanofi is experiencing a supply interruption for Hyalase® ampoules as follows: Hyalase® Ampoules Hyaluronidase 1,500 IU ARTG 27749 This short-term supply interruption is due to production issues. Supplies…

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Availability of Phenelzine

DrugAlert Volume 528

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that there is currently a supply interruption for phenelzine tablets as follows: Nardil® Tablets Phenelzine 15mg ARTG 93600  Supplies of Nardil® tablets are expected to return to normal by…

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September 2018

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