Further to DrugAlert vol 753, HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Phebra has made updates to the labelling of Calcium Gluconate Injection as follows:
Calcium Gluconate Injection
Calcium gluconate 931mg/10mL
Beginning with batch number 15067 (expiry December 2024) and for all subsequent batches, the vial labels and cartons will have the millimole concentration of calcium featured more prominently.
The formulation remains unchanged. Each 10mL vial contains calcium gluconate monohydrate 931mg, which is equivalent to 2.2 mmol of calcium ions. The new packaging is shown below.
For further information, consult the Product Information.
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 Phebra on 1800 720 020 or your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies.