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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 Trulicity®

DrugAlert Volume 803

HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Eli Lilly is experiencing a supply interruption for Trulicity® as follows: Trulicity® Pen Dulaglutide (rch) 1.5 mg/0.5 mL ARTG 217965  This supply interruption is due to an unexpected…

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Availability of Ozempic®

DrugAlert Volume 802

HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Novo Nordisk is continuing to experience a supply interruption for Ozempic® as follows: Ozempic® 0.25/0.5mg Pen Semaglutide 1.34mg/mL ARTG 308324 Ozempic® 1mg Pen Semaglutide 1.34mg/mL ARTG 315107 Supplies…

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Availability of Pulmicort® Turbuhaler®

DrugAlert Volume 801

HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that AstraZeneca is experiencing a supply interruption for Pulmicort® Turbuhaler® as follows: Pulmicort® Turbuhaler® Budesonide 200 microgram/ actuation ARTG 10065 Normal supplies of Pulmicort® Turbuhaler® 200mcg are expected to…

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Packaging alert for Xylocaine® 2% with Adrenaline

DrugAlert Volume 800

HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice of an alert for Xylocaine® 2% with Adrenaline as follows: Xylocaine® 2% with Adrenaline Vial, 20mL Lidocaine (lignocaine) 5mg/mL + adrenaline (epinephrine) 5microgram/mL   This alert only relates…

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Availability of Cetrotide®

DrugAlert Volume 799

HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Merck Healthcare is anticipating a supply interruption for Cetrotide® as follows: Cetrotide® Injection Cetrorelix (as acetate) 250 microgram ARTG 74888 A shortage of Cetrotide® is expected to occur…

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Availability of Vecure®

DrugAlert Volume 798

HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Alphapharm is experiencing a supply interruption for Vecure® as follows: Vecure® Vials Vecuronium bromide 10mg ARTG 165350 Normal supplies are expected to resume in early August 2022. Retain…

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November 2020

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)