Drug Availability Update
Further to DrugAlert Vol 503, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd is experiencing a supply interruption for the following local anaesthetic products:
|Marcain 0.125% Epidural Infusion 5 x 200ml Polybag (sterile theatre pack)||48374||Late December 2019|
|Marcain 0.125% with Fentanyl 100mcg 5 x 20ml (sterile theatre pack)||123384||Mid-late February 2020|
|Naropin 0.2% 5 x 100mL Polybag (sterile theatre pack)||52396||Late December 2019|
|Xylocaine® 2% 50 x 2mL Polyamp DuoFit||48364||Late December 2019|
|Xylocaine® 1% with adrenaline 1:200,000 5 x 20mL (sterile theatre pack)||12015||Late January 2020|
|Xylocaine® 2% with adrenaline 1:200,000 5 x 20mL (sterile theatre pack)||12021||Late January 2020|
|Xylocaine® 1% with adrenaline 1:100,000 10 x 5mL||12017||Early December 2019|
|Marcain 0.25% with adrenaline 1:400,000 5 x 20mL (sterile theatre pack)||125878||Late-January 2020|
|Marcain 0.5% with adrenaline 1:200,000 5 x 20mL (sterile theatre pack)||48329||Late-January 2020|
|Xylocaine Pump Spray Nozzle 210mm x 10 (sterile theatre pack)||Early-mid February 2020|
All other local anaesthetic products marketed by Aspen are available as normal.
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.