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 supplies of glucose 5% in 100mL vials are expected to resume by 29th June 2020. Alternative options that may be considered during this supply interruption include glucose 5% in 250mL, 500mL, and 1000mL presentations.

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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