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DrugAlert

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 Heparin

DrugAlert Volume 469

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert 464, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Pfizer Australia is continuing to experience a supply interruption for heparin as follows: DBL™ Heparin Sodium Injection BP Heparin sodium…

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Availability of Local Anaesthetic Products

DrugAlert Volume 468

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert Vol 466, 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…

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Availability of Fentanyl Ampoules

DrugAlert Volume 467

Drug Availability Update HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that the following brands of fentanyl 100mcg/2mL ampoules are continuing to experience a supply interruption: Product ARTG Expected Return Date Fentanyl GH 100mcg/2mL ampoule 201872…

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Availability of Local Anaesthetic Products

DrugAlert Volume 466

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert Vol 447, 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…

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Availability of Zyban® SR

DrugAlert Volume 465

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Aspen Pharmacare are experiencing a supply interruption for Zyban® SR tablets as follows: Zyban® SR Tablets Bupropion hydrochloride 150mg ARTG 75233 Normal supplies are expected…

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Availability of Heparin

DrugAlert Volume 464

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Pfizer Australia is experiencing a supply interruption for heparin as follows: DBL™ Heparin Sodium Injection BP Heparin sodium 5,000 IU/0.2mL ARTG 16349 Supplies are expected…

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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