Ergometrine maleate - medicine shortage information

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If you are having difficulty obtaining a medicine that has been prescribed to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. In most cases your doctor and pharmacist will know about the possible substitute medicines to continue your care.

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
DBL ERGOMETRINE INJECTION Ergometrine maleate injection ampoule
AUST R: 58866
Active ingredients:
Ergometrine maleate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
06 Sep 2018
to
31 Dec 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Critical

Reason:
Manufacturing