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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 Oxycodone Ampoules

DrugAlert Volume 446

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Juno Pharmaceuticals is experiencing a supply interruption for oxycodone ampoules as follows: Oxycodone Juno Ampoules Oxycodone Hydrochloride 10mg/1mL ARTG 279321 Normal supplies of Oxycodone Juno…

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Availability of Azithromycin Vial

DrugAlert Volume 445

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that all suppliers are experiencing a supply interruption for azithromycin vials as follows: Azithromycin Powder for Injection Azithromycin 500mg Normal supplies of azithromycin powder for injection…

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Availability of Local Anaesthetic Products

DrugAlert Volume 444

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert Vol 441, 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 Somac Granules

DrugAlert Volume 443

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Takeda Pharmaceuticals is experiencing a supply interruption for Somac® granules as follows: Somac® Granules Pantoprazole (as sodium sesquihydrate) 40mg ARTG 148005  Normal supplies of Somac®…

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Packaging Change for Bicillin L-A

DrugAlert Volume 442

Notice of Packaging Change Bicillin® L-A HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Pfizer Australia has given notice of a packaging change for Bicillin® L-A as follows: Element Old packaging New packaging Active ingredient name Benzathine…

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Availability of Local Anaesthetic Products

DrugAlert Volume 441

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert Volume 437, 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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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