Ropivacaine 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
NAROPIN 0.75% ropivacaine hydrochloride 75mg/10mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 52400
Active ingredients:
Ropivacaine hydrochloride
Injection, solution Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 0284368300

From
01 Jan 2018
to
31 Mar 2019

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing