Phenylephrine 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
NEOSYNEPHRINE 1% phenylephrine hydrochloride 10mg/1mL injection USP ampoule
AUST R: 15472
Active ingredients:
Phenylephrine hydrochloride
Injection, solution Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 02 9850 3333

From
19 May 2018
to
30 Dec 2018

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing

Supply details:
Supply Of Substitute Medicine Approved Under Section 19A Of The Therapeutic Goods Act 1989