Package Alert

 

HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Alphapharm Pty Ltd, in consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) have issued a package alert for:

EpiPen® Auto-Injector
Adrenaline 300µg/0.3mL
ARTG 42978

This alert has been initiated due to a small number of reports of discrepancies between the batch number and expiry date printed on the carton, and the batch number and expiry date printed on the device inside.

Please inspect your stocks and quarantine all affected products for return to your supplier for a refund. Patients should be advised to check the expiry date on each EpiPen® device and compare it to the expiry date on the carton.

Retain this notice in a prominent position, including in other related business units for one month. 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 Alphapharm on 1800 028 365.

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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