Potassium bicarbonate - 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"
||Supply Impact Dates
CHLORVESCENT potassium 14 mmol effervescent tablet tube (reformulation)
AUST R: 71981
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd
29 Oct 2018
08 Feb 2019
Unexpected Increase in Demand