Drug Availability

 

HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Juno Pharmaceuticals and Pfizer Pharmaceuticals are experiencing an interruption to the supply of morphine ampoules as follows:

Product

ARTG

Expected Return Date

DBL DBL™ Morphine 5mg/mL

121754

Mid-June 2018

DBL DBL™ Morphine 10mg/mL

101240

Mid-June 2018

Morphine Juno 10mg/mL

224252

Available on restricted supply

Morphine Juno 20mg/mL

224249

Available on restricted supply

Morphine Juno 50mg/5mL

224251

April 2018

Morphine Juno 100mg/5mL

224245

April 2018

 

This supply interruption is due to transit delays and resultant increases in demand on alternative suppliers. There are no safety concerns with the above products. While wholesaler stocks of morphine ampoules are limited, HPS Pharmacies are still able to source a limited supply for the benefit of our clients.

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, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals on 1800 629 921, or Juno Pharmaceuticals on (03) 8888 1288.

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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