Drug availability

Dear Valued Client,

HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Montrose Pharma Pty Ltd are currently experiencing an interruption to the supply of metaraminol ampoules as follows:

Metaraminol Montrose® Ampoules
Metaraminol 10mg/mL
ARTG 99402

While wholesaler stocks of metaraminol ampoules are exhausted, HPS Pharmacies are still able to source a limited supply for the benefit of our clients. In addition, supplies of an internationally registered product may also be accessed. Access is under the Special Access Scheme (SAS) for immediate supply to seriously ill patients, pending completion and return of the Category A SAS form by the medical practitioner. Non-urgent supplies require completion of a Category B form, and approval by the TGA prior to use.

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.

Written by: Sallie Drake, Clinical Communications Coordinator

Kind regards,
Sallie Drake
Clinical Communications Coordinator, HPS
e sallie.drake@hps.com.au


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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