HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd is continuing to experience a supply interruption for local anaesthetic products.
Anticipated availability information is available for the following products.
|Marcain 0.25% with Adrenaline 5x20mL||125878||Out of stock*|
|Marcain 0.5% with Adrenaline 5x20mL||48329||Out of stock*|
|Xylocaine 1% with Adrenaline 5x20mL||12015||Out of stock*|
|Xylocaine 2% with Adrenaline 5x20mL||12021||Out of stock*|
|Naropin 0.75% 5x20ml (Sterile Theatre Pack)||52399||Mid-August 2023|
|Marcain 0.5% 5x20ml (Sterile Theatre Pack)||48328||Late May 2023|
|Citanest 0.5% 5x50ml Vial||12079||Early June 2023|
*Out of stock – see table below for appropriate sterile theatre pack.
Distribution of the following Sterile Theatre Packs is expected to resume, as follows:
|Marcain 0.25% with Adrenaline 1:400,000 5x20mL (theatre pack)||125878||July 2023|
|Marcain 0.5% with Adrenaline 1:200,000 5x20mL (theatre pack)||48329||August 2023|
|Xylocaine 2% Adrenaline 1:200,000 5X20mL (theatre pack)||12021||July 2023|
|Xylocaine 1% Adrenaline 1:200,000 5X20mL (theatre pack)||12015||September 2023|
|Xylocaine 0.5% Adrenaline 1:200,000 5X20mL (theatre pack)||12008||To be confirmed|
All other Aspen local anaesthetic products are available.
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 your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies, or Aspen Pharmacare Australia on 1300 659 646.
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