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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 Tranylcypromine

DrugAlert Volume 644

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Amdipharm Mercury is anticipating a supply interruption for tranylcypromine tablets as follows: Parnate® Tranylcypromine 10mg ARTG 174086 Parnate® is expected to be in short supply between…

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Availability of DBL™ Leucovorin Calcium

DrugAlert Volume 643

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Pfizer Australia is experiencing a supply interruption for DBL™ Leucovorin Calcium tablets as follows: DBL™ Leucovorin Calcium Tablets Folinic acid (as calcium folinate) 15 mg…

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Availability of Voltaren® Ophtha

DrugAlert Volume 642

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Novartis Pharmaceuticals is experiencing a supply interruption for Voltaren® Ophtha eye drops as follows: Voltaren® Ophtha Eye Drops Diclofenac sodium 1mg/mL ARTG 96654 Normal supplies are expected…

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Availability of Cilicaine® Syringe

DrugAlert Volume 641

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Mylan Health is experiencing a supply interruption for Cilicaine® as follows: Cilicaine® Syringe Procaine benzylpenicillin (procaine penicillin) 1.5g ARTG 288818 Normal supplies are expected to resume by…

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Availability of Alphagan® P

DrugAlert Volume 640

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Allergan Australia is experiencing a supply interruption for Alphagan® P as follows: Alphagan® P Eye Drops Brimonidine tartrate 0.15% ARTG 158888 Normal supplies are expected to resume…

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Availability of Urex® Forte

DrugAlert Volume 639

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Arrow Pharma is experiencing a supply interruption for Urex® Forte as follows: Urex® Forte Tablets Furosemide (frusemide) 500 mg ARTG 196972 Normal supplies are expected to resume…

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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