flumazenil - 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.

In some cases the Supply Detail section below will provide information about the special arrangements that are in place for your health professional to prescribe or supply a substitute medicine. These may include reference to Special Access Scheme or "Under section 19A"

Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
Flumazenil APOTEX flumazenil 0.5 mg/ 5 mL solution for injection ampoule
AUST R: 236672
Active ingredients:
flumazenil

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
04 Oct 2017
to
17 Dec 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

TGA Management Actions:
Alternative generic products are available.