Drug Availability

HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Pfizer is experiencing a supply interruption for magnesium sulfate ampoules as follows:

DBL™ Magnesium Sulfate Ampoules
Magnesium sulfate heptahydrate 2.47g/5mL (49.3%)
ARTG 16311

Normal supplies are expected to resume by the end of October 2020. An alternative brand of magnesium sulfate heptahydrate is available in a strength of 2.5g/5mL (50%).

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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