Iopromide - 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 Dose form Sponsor Shortage dates Shortage details
ULTRAVIST 300 iopromide 62.34g/100mL injection bottle
AUST R: 48507
Active ingredients:
Iopromide
Injection Bayer Australia Ltd
Phone: 1800 008 757

From
21 May 2018
to
30 Sep 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

ULTRAVIST 370 iopromide 76.88g/100mL injection bottle
AUST R: 48499
Active ingredients:
Iopromide
Injection, solution Bayer Australia Ltd
Phone: 1800 008 757

From
30 Apr 2018
to
01 Sep 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

ULTRAVIST 370 iopromide 38.443g/50mL injection bottle
AUST R: 15681
Active ingredients:
Iopromide
Injection, solution Bayer Australia Ltd
Phone: 1800 008 757

From
11 Jun 2018
to
31 Dec 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

ULTRAVIST 300 iopromide 46.755g/75mL injection bottle
AUST R: 48506
Active ingredients:
Iopromide
Injection Bayer Australia Ltd
Phone: 1800 008 757

From
11 Jun 2018
to
20 Aug 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

ULTRAVIST 240 iopromide 24.936g/50mL injection bottle
AUST R: 15709
Active ingredients:
Iopromide
Injection, solution Bayer Australia Ltd
Phone: 1800 008 757

From
22 Aug 2018
to
01 Apr 2019

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing