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 details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
NAROPIN 0.75% ropivacaine hydrochloride 75mg/10mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 52400
Active ingredients:
ropivacaine hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
0284368300

From
01 Jan 2018
to
20 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Manufacturing

NAROPIN 0.75% ropivacaine hydrochloride 150mg/20mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 52399
Active ingredients:
ropivacaine hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
0284368300

From
22 Nov 2018
to
20 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Manufacturing

NAROPIN 1% ropivacaine hydrochloride 200mg/20mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 52397
Active ingredients:
ropivacaine hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
0284368300

From
22 Nov 2018
to
20 Apr 2019

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing