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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 Citracal Tablets

DrugAlert Volume 433

Drug Availability Update Dear Valued Client, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Bayer is continuing to experience a supply interruption for Citracal tablets as follows: Citracal® Tablets Calcium (as citrate) 250mg ARTG 80764…

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Availability of Pantoprazole Vials

DrugAlert Volume 432

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Sandoz and Sun Pharma are experiencing a supply interruption for pantoprazole vials as follows: Pantoprazole Sandoz Vials Pantoprazole sodium 40mg ARTG 147377 Pantoprazole Sun Vials…

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Availability of Sinemet CR®

DrugAlert Volume 431

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd are experiencing an interruption to the supply of: Sinemet CR® (levodopa/carbidopa) 200mg/50mg modified release tablets ARTG 171694 This product…

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Recall for Milrinone

DrugAlert Volume 430

Drug Recall HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Baxter Healthcare have given notice of a drug recall of: Milrinone (Claris) 10mg/10ml ampoules pack of 10 ARTG ID 223707 The affected batch number is Batch…

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Recall for Irebesartan HCT Sandoz

DrugAlert Volume 429

Drug Recall HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Sandoz, in consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), have given notice of a drug recall for Irbesartan HCT Sandoz as follows: Irbesartan HCT Sandoz 300/12.5…

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Recall for APO-Valsartan

DrugAlert Volume 428

Drug Recall HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Apotex, in consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), have given notice of a drug recall for all strengths and all batches of APO-Valsartan as follows:…

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January 2019

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