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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 Nifedipine

DrugAlert Volume 578

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that there is a supply interruption for nifedipine as follows: Product ARTG Expected Return Date Adefin® 10mg 92999 Discontinued Adalat® Oros 20mg 60101 End June 2021 Adalat® Oros 30mg…

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Availability of Hydrocortisone Tablets

DrugAlert Volume 577

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Alphapharm is experiencing a supply interruption for hydrocortisone tablets as follows: Hysone® 20 Hydrocortisone 20mg ARTG 27926  Hydrocortisone Mylan 4 Hydrocortisone 4mg ARTG 290097 Normal supplies…

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Availability of Tilade®

DrugAlert Volume 576

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Sanofi-Aventis is experiencing a supply interruption for Tilade® as follows: Tilade® Metered Dose Aerosol Nedocromil Sodium 2mg/actuation ARTG 70238 Warehouses in some states may still have limited…

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Availability of Local Anaesthetic Products

DrugAlert Volume 575

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert Vol 530, 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 ARTG Expected…

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Availability of Glucose Intravenous Infusion

DrugAlert Volume 574

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Pfizer is experiencing a supply interruption for Glucose Intravenous Infusion as follows: Glucose Intravenous Infusion BP 5% Vials Glucose (as monohydrate) 5g/100mL ARTG 11371 Normal…

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Availability of Ephedrine Hydrochloride

DrugAlert Volume 573

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Southern Cross Pharma is experiencing a supply interruption for ephedrine hydrochloride as follows: Ephedrine Hydrochloride SXP Injection Ephedrine Hydrochloride 30mg/1mL ARTG 259672 Normal supplies are…

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