Drug Availability


Further to DrugAlert Volume 347, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Mundipharma Pty Ltd are continuing to experience an interruption to the supply of Dilaudid® oral liquid as follows:

Dilaudid® Oral Liquid
Hydromorphone 1mg/ml
ARTG 67360

While wholesaler stocks of Dilaudid® oral liquid are exhausted, HPS Pharmacies’ Compounding department, HPS Compounding, is able to manufacture and supply hydromorphone 1mg/ml in the form of an oral suspension upon receipt of a valid prescription. The compounded product will be manufactured in accordance with complex compounding guidelines for individual patients and has a shelf-life of 28 days from the date of manufacture. The oral suspension will be compounded in bottles of 100mL.

To place an order, please send a valid prescription to HPS Compounding at compounding@hpspharmacies.com.au or via fax on 08 8375 3570.

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 HPS Compounding on 08 8193 9110.

Should you require further information regarding this matter, please contact your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies.

Information regarding expected dates for supply may vary subject to delays which are out of our control. HPS Pharmacies does not accept responsibility for such changes but will endeavour to keep our clients updated as information is made available from drug manufacturers or wholesalers.

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