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 details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
DBL PAPAVERINE HYDROCHLORIDE 120mg/10mL injection USP ampoule
AUST R: 16277
Active ingredients:
Papaverine hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 9850 3333

From
28 Dec 2018
to
14 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Emergency Supply Only

Reason:
Manufacturing

TGA Management Actions:
08/01/19 Other strengths are available.