Iron polymaltose - 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
FERROSIG INJECTION iron 100mg/2mL (as polymaltose) injection ampoule
AUST R: 82435
Active ingredients:
Iron polymaltose

Sponsor:
Sigma Company Limited

Phone:
0400354122

From
16 Apr 2019
to
16 Oct 2019

Status:
Anticipated

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

TGA Management Actions:
17/01/19 Sponsor is working to expedite the next shipment. The sponsor is closely controlling the supply.