Product Availability


Further to DrugAlert Volume 219 and DrugAlert Volume 221, HPS Pharmacies are pleased to announce that AstraZeneca have given notice to the Therapeutic Goods Administration that normal availability has now been re-established for:

Suxamethonium Chloride Injection BP
100mg in 2mL, 50 x 2mL
ARTG ID 11988

Any remaining supplies of Special Access Scheme suxamethonium injection 100mg in 2mL products may continue to be used where correct paperwork is processed.

Previous notices regarding this shortage may now be removed from prominent positions, including in other related business units.

Report any problems identified with medicines, vaccines or medical devices to the TGA.

Should you require further information regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies, or AstraZeneca Customer Service on 1800 226 591.

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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