Further to DrugAlert volume 778, HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Aspen is also experiencing a supply interruption for Xylocaine 0.5% with Adrenaline ‘Sterile Theatre Packs’ as follows:


Xylocaine 0.5% with Adrenaline 5 x 20 mL vials

Lidocaine (lignocaine) + adrenaline (epinephrine)

ARTG 12008


Normal supplies of Xylocaine 0.5% with Adrenaline 20mL Vials are expected to be available in late 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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