Drug Availability

HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Pfizer is expecting a supply interruption for sodium bicarbonate vials as follows:

Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4% 100mL Vials
Sodium Bicarbonate 84mg/mL
ARTG 10801

Normal supplies are expected to resume by the end of March 2020. To ensure continuity of supply, HPS Pharmacies has arranged an automatic substitution for Phebra Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4% Injection 100ml vials.

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 Pfizer Australia on 1800 629 921, or your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies.

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