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Availability of Gentamicin

DrugAlert Volume 586

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert Vol 548, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Pfizer is experiencing a supply interruption for gentamicin ampoules as follows: Pfizer Gentamicin Injection BP Gentamicin (as sulfate) 80mg/2mL ARTG 11376 Normal…

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Prescribing Restrictions for Hydroxychloroquine

Drugline Volume 391

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued an alert advising of new prescribing restrictions for hydroxychloroquine. These restrictions have been introduced following reports of increased off-label prescribing for the management of coronavirus disease (COVID-19),…

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Availability of Local Anaesthetic Products

DrugAlert Volume 585

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert Vol 575, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd is continuing to experience a supply interruption for the following local anaesthetic products: Product ARTG Expected…

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COVID-19 Summary of Published Information

Clinical Article

The following is a brief overview of the clinical course of coronavirus disease along with current and emerging therapies. Clinical course of infection: Ranges from asymptomatic infection, mild upper respiratory tract illness and severe…

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Availability of Adrenaline (Epinephrine)

DrugAlert Volume 584

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice of a supply interruption to adrenaline (epinephrine) ampoules and pre-filled syringes as follows: Product ARTG Expected Return Date Adrenaline-Link 1:10,000 Ampoules 119194 Late June 2020 Adrenaline-Link…

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Defect correction for Palexia® SR 100mg

DrugAlert Volume 583

Product Defect Correction Update Further to DrugAlert Volume 556, HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that an additional batch is affected by the product defect correction for Palexia® SR 100mg tablets as follows: Palexia® SR 100mg Tablets Tapentadol…

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February 2020

Xerostomia (Feb. 27 2020)

Availability of Glucose Intravenous Infusion (Feb. 26 2020)

Availability of Ephedrine Hydrochloride (Feb. 26 2020)

Availability of OsmoLax® (Feb. 26 2020)

Availability of Famotidine (Feb. 26 2020)

Availability of BenPen™ (Feb. 21 2020)

Availability of Carbimazole (Feb. 21 2020)

Availability of Calcium Gluconate Gel (Feb. 21 2020)

Availability of Pindolol (Feb. 21 2020)

Availability of Bleomycin Vials (Feb. 21 2020)

Non-Steroidal Topical Therapy for Dermatitis (Feb. 20 2020)

Availability of Prazosin (Feb. 20 2020)

Availability of Phenoxymethylpenicillin (Feb. 20 2020)

Availability of Dantrolene (Feb. 20 2020)

Availability of Minipress® (Feb. 20 2020)

Availability of Verapamil Tablets (Feb. 19 2020)

Availability of Carafate® Tablets (Feb. 19 2020)

Availability of Pneumovax® 23 (Feb. 18 2020)

Availability of Span-K® Tablets (Feb. 17 2020)

Availability of Irinotecan (Feb. 17 2020)

Defect correction for Palexia® SR 100mg (Feb. 14 2020)

Availability of Haemorol™ (Feb. 14 2020)

Availability of Primacin® (Feb. 14 2020)

Availability of EpiPen® Jr. (Feb. 14 2020)

Monoclonal Antibodies for Migraine (Feb. 13 2020)

Availability of Amoxicillin & Clavulanic Acid Suspension (Feb. 12 2020)

Availability of Emollient Ointment Sterile (Feb. 11 2020)

Availability of Hydroxocobalamin Ampoules (Feb. 11 2020)

Availability of Fleet® Ready-to-Use Enema (Feb. 07 2020)

Availability of Gentamicin Ampoules (Feb. 07 2020)

Availability of Hand Sanitisers (Feb. 07 2020)

Availability of Ciprofloxacin IV (Feb. 07 2020)

Updated PBS-listing for Pembrolizumab in treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (Feb. 07 2020)

Availability of Zyban® SR Tablets (Feb. 06 2020)

Availability of DBL™ Rocuronium Bromide Vials (Feb. 05 2020)

Availability of Gastrogel Antacid® Oral Suspension (Feb. 05 2020)

Availability of Integrilin® (Feb. 05 2020)

Availability of Tamoxifen Tablets (Feb. 04 2020)

Availability of Ferro-Grad C® Tablets (Feb. 04 2020)

Availability of Minims® Phenylephrine Eye Drops (Feb. 04 2020)

Availability of Panadol® Suppositories (Feb. 04 2020)

Discontinuation of Zantac® Effervescent (Feb. 03 2020)

November 2015

October 2015

Brentuximab Vedotin (Oct. 29 2015)

Dabigatran Antidote on the Horizon (Oct. 22 2015)

Epilim® EC 200mg Tablets (Oct. 22 2015)

Tapentadol (Oct. 15 2015)

Akynzeo® (Oct. 08 2015)

Availability of Timentin® (Oct. 05 2015)

Bexsero® (Oct. 01 2015)

June 2015

November 2012

Morphine Availability (Nov. 26 2012)

Propranolol Unavailable (Nov. 25 2012)

Ketamine may also treat Depression (Nov. 22 2012)

Carbetocin Availability (Nov. 20 2012)

Timentin Availability (Nov. 20 2012)

Analgesic Agonies (Nov. 08 2012)

August 2012

January 2012

Newsline Summer 2012 (Jan. 01 2012)