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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 Gentamicin

DrugAlert Volume 586

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert Vol 548, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Pfizer is experiencing a supply interruption for gentamicin ampoules as follows: Pfizer Gentamicin Injection BP Gentamicin (as sulfate) 80mg/2mL ARTG 11376 Normal…

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Availability of Local Anaesthetic Products

DrugAlert Volume 585

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert Vol 575, 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 Expected…

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Availability of Adrenaline (Epinephrine)

DrugAlert Volume 584

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice of a supply interruption to adrenaline (epinephrine) ampoules and pre-filled syringes as follows: Product ARTG Expected Return Date Adrenaline-Link 1:10,000 Ampoules 119194 Late June 2020 Adrenaline-Link…

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Defect correction for Palexia® SR 100mg

DrugAlert Volume 583

Product Defect Correction Update Further to DrugAlert Volume 556, HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that an additional batch is affected by the product defect correction for Palexia® SR 100mg tablets as follows: Palexia® SR 100mg Tablets Tapentadol…

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Availability of Quinapril

DrugAlert Volume 582

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that all manufacturers are experiencing a supply interruption for quinapril 20mg tablets as follows: Product ARTG Expected Return Date Qpril 20mg 96924 Discontinued APO-Quinapril 20mg 133221 Early…

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Availability of Firmagon®

DrugAlert Volume 581

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Ferring Pharmaceuticals is experiencing a supply interruption for Firmagon® as follows: Firmagon® Vial Degarelix (as acetate) 80mg ARTG 200047 Firmagon® Vial Degarelix (as acetate) 120mg ARTG 200046 These…

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February 2020

Availability of Glucose Intravenous Infusion (Feb. 26 2020)

Availability of Ephedrine Hydrochloride (Feb. 26 2020)

Availability of OsmoLax® (Feb. 26 2020)

Availability of Famotidine (Feb. 26 2020)

Availability of BenPen™ (Feb. 21 2020)

Availability of Carbimazole (Feb. 21 2020)

Availability of Calcium Gluconate Gel (Feb. 21 2020)

Availability of Pindolol (Feb. 21 2020)

Availability of Bleomycin Vials (Feb. 21 2020)

Availability of Prazosin (Feb. 20 2020)

Availability of Phenoxymethylpenicillin (Feb. 20 2020)

Availability of Dantrolene (Feb. 20 2020)

Availability of Minipress® (Feb. 20 2020)

Availability of Verapamil Tablets (Feb. 19 2020)

Availability of Carafate® Tablets (Feb. 19 2020)

Availability of Pneumovax® 23 (Feb. 18 2020)

Availability of Span-K® Tablets (Feb. 17 2020)

Availability of Irinotecan (Feb. 17 2020)

Defect correction for Palexia® SR 100mg (Feb. 14 2020)

Availability of Haemorol™ (Feb. 14 2020)

Availability of Primacin® (Feb. 14 2020)

Availability of EpiPen® Jr. (Feb. 14 2020)

Availability of Amoxicillin & Clavulanic Acid Suspension (Feb. 12 2020)

Availability of Emollient Ointment Sterile (Feb. 11 2020)

Availability of Hydroxocobalamin Ampoules (Feb. 11 2020)

Availability of Fleet® Ready-to-Use Enema (Feb. 07 2020)

Availability of Gentamicin Ampoules (Feb. 07 2020)

Availability of Hand Sanitisers (Feb. 07 2020)

Availability of Ciprofloxacin IV (Feb. 07 2020)

Availability of Zyban® SR Tablets (Feb. 06 2020)

Availability of DBL™ Rocuronium Bromide Vials (Feb. 05 2020)

Availability of Gastrogel Antacid® Oral Suspension (Feb. 05 2020)

Availability of Integrilin® (Feb. 05 2020)

Availability of Tamoxifen Tablets (Feb. 04 2020)

Availability of Ferro-Grad C® Tablets (Feb. 04 2020)

Availability of Minims® Phenylephrine Eye Drops (Feb. 04 2020)

Availability of Panadol® Suppositories (Feb. 04 2020)

Discontinuation of Zantac® Effervescent (Feb. 03 2020)

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