Isoprenaline hydrochloride - 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
ISUPREL 1:5000 isoprenaline hydrochloride 1mg/5mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 198888
Active ingredients:
Isoprenaline hydrochloride
Injection, concentrated Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

From
18 May 2017
to
31 Jan 2019

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing

ISUPREL 1:5000 isoprenaline hydrochloride 200 microgram/1mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 198887
Active ingredients:
Isoprenaline hydrochloride
Injection, concentrated Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 02 9850 3333

From
31 Aug 2018
to
30 Nov 2018

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing