Papaverine 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
DBL PAPAVERINE HYDROCHLORIDE 30mg/1mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 16258
Active ingredients:
Papaverine hydrochloride
Injection, solution Hospira Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1 800 675 229

02 Jan 2018
16 Aug 2018

Shortage status: