mannitol - 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
ALUSTAL BERMUDA GRASS EXTRACT cynodon dactylon injection suspension vial composite pack
AUST R: 132835
Active ingredients:
Cynodon dactylon
mannitol

Sponsor:
Stallergenes Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 824 166

From
12 Oct 2015
to
30 Sep 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

Related information:

MIOCHOL-E acetylcholine chloride 20mg/2mL powder for solution for intraocular irrigation ampoule
AUST R: 118510
Active ingredients:
acetylcholine chloride
mannitol

Sponsor:
Bausch & Lomb Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800251150

From
10 Jun 2019
to
31 Oct 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

TGA Management Actions:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.