Drug Recall


HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd, in consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), have given notice of a drug recall of:

GlucaGen® HypoKit
Glucagon 1mg
ARTG 47105

The affected batches are:

Batch Number

Expiry Date


31st August 2017


31st August 2017


31st August 2017


31st August 2017


This recall has been initiated after investigations found a small number of needles were detached from the pre-filled syringe.

Please inspect your stocks and quarantine all products from the batches stated above for return to your supplier for a refund.

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 Novo Nordisk on 1800 668 626.

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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