Further to DrugAlert volume 778, HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Aspen is experiencing a delay in the supply of the following non-autoclaved Marcain with Adrenaline 20mL product:

Marcain 0.5% with adrenaline 1:200,000 5 x 20 mL single dose vials

Bupivacaine + adrenaline (epinephrine)

ARTG 48329

An estimated date of supply is not yet available for the new non-autoclaved Marcain 0.5% with adrenaline 1:200,000 vials. However, a non-autoclaved alternative may be accessed through the special access scheme (SAS), if required.

The estimated return date for ‘Sterile Theatre Packs’ remains September 2022.

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 Aspen on 1300 659 646 or your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies.

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