Pentetreotide - 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
OCTREOSCAN injection composite pack with needle (AUST L 15740)
AUST R: 55928
Active ingredients:
Pentetreotide
indium (111In) chloride
Injection, powder for Landauer Radiopharmaceuticals Pty Ltd
Phone: 02 8651 4000

From
26 Mar 2018
to
02 Jul 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing