Drug Availability Update
|DBL™ Heparin Sodium 5000 IU/5mL||49232||Late August 2018|
|DBL™ Heparinised Saline 50 IU/5mL||66684||Mid-October 2018|
|DBL™ Heparin Sodium 5000 IU/0.2mL||16349||Late September 2018|
|DBL™ Heparin Sodium 5000 IU/1mL||12881||Currently in stock|
This supply interruption is due to delays in securing adequate manufacturing capacity in response to increased market demand. There are no safety concerns with these products.
Internationally registered brands of Heparinised Saline 50 IU/5mL and Heparin Sodium 5000 IU/5mL have been approved for supply under Section 19A of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989. Your HPS Pharmacies Clinical Pharmacist can provide advice on other available alternatives.
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, or Pfizer Australia on 1800 999 543.