HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that CAMPRAL (acamprosate, Alphapharm) 333mg tablets Aust R 68410 is currently experiencing supply shortages.
CAMPRAL helps to maintain abstinence in alcohol dependent patients, and is the only brand and dosage presentation of acamprosate available in Australia.
HPS Pharmacies is currently in the process of consolidating remaining supplies to ameliorate the effects of this shortage, and Alphapharm Pty Ltd has reserved their remaining supplies for distribution to patients with existing prescriptions.
In the event that your HPS Pharmacy has insufficient stock for your patient needs, the prescription may be forwarded to Alphapharm via HPS Pharmacies to enable the release of stock.
Alphapharm has advised that further supplies will not be available before late October 2012.
Please retain this notice in a prominent position, including other related business units, until supplies return to normal. Should you require further information regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies or Alphapharm Customer Service on 1800 274 276.
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.