Drug Availability

HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Ferring Pharmaceuticals is experiencing a supply interruption for Fleet® Ready-to-Use Enema as follows:

Fleet® Ready-to-Use Enema
Dibasic Sodium Phosphate Heptahydrate + Monobasic Sodium Phosphate 7g/19g/118mL
ARTG 146795

Normal supplies are expected to resume by the end of February 2020.

Fleet® Ready-to-Use Enema is a saline laxative indicated for the medically-supervised treatment of constipation and as part of a bowel cleansing regimen in preparation for X-ray or endoscopic examination of the colon. Where clinically appropriate, it may be necessary to consider alternative options such as Microlax® enemas (sodium citrate dihydrate, sodium lauryl sulfoacetate, sorbitol).

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 Ferring Pharmaceuticals on (02) 8882 4900 or your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies.

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