Midazolam - 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
Pfizer (Perth) MIDAZOLAM INJECTION midazolam 5mg/5mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 72214
Active ingredients:
Midazolam
Injection, solution Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 02 9850 3333

From
01 Oct 2018
to
06 Nov 2018

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing

Pfizer (Perth) MIDAZOLAM INJECTION midazolam 5mg/1mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 72213
Active ingredients:
Midazolam
Injection, solution Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 02 9850 3333

From
01 Aug 2018
to
11 Jan 2019

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing