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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 OncoTICE®

DrugAlert Volume 511

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert Vol 472, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) are continuing to experience a supply interruption for OncoTICE® vials as follows: OncoTICE® Vials…

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Availability of Tranylcypromine

DrugAlert Volume 510

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert Vol 494, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Amdipharm Mercury Australia is continuing to experience a supply interruption for tranylcypromine tablets as follows: Parnate® Tranylcypromine (as sulfate)…

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Discontinuation of Morphine Tartrate

DrugAlert Volume 509

Drug Discontinuation Further to DrugAlert Vol 492, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Pfizer has discontinued the following morphine tartrate ampoules: DBL™ Morphine Tartrate Morphine tartrate 120mg/1.5mL ARTG 16324  DBL™ Morphine Tartrate 400mg/5mL…

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Availability of Azithromycin Vials

DrugAlert Volume 508

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that the following brands of azithromycin vials are experiencing a supply interruption: Product ARTG Expected Return Date DBL Azithromycin 500mg Vials 161682 End December 2020 Azithromycin…

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Recall of Ranitidine Products

DrugAlert Volume 507

Drug Recall Further to DrugAlert Vol 505, HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has initiated drug recalls of additional ranitidine products. All batches of the following products are currently…

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Availability of Heparin Sodium

DrugAlert Volume 506

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert 490, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Pfizer Australia is continuing to experience a supply interruption for heparin as follows: DBL™ Heparin Sodium Injection BP Heparin sodium…

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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