Drug Availability

HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Pfizer are experiencing a supply interruption for cefalotin vials as follows:

DBL™ Cephalothin Sodium
Cefalotin (as sodium) 1g
ARTG 63203

Normal supplies are expected to resume in early April 2020.

The Keflin® brand of cefalotin may be ordered in the interim. However, this brand is not listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

Retain this notice in a prominent position, including in other related business units until supplies return to normal. Report any problems identified with medicines, vaccines or medical devices to the TGA.

Should you require further information regarding this matter, please contact Pfizer on 1800 675 229 or your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies.

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