Sodium nitroprusside - 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
DBL SODIUM NITROPRUSSIDE CONCENTRATED INJECTION sodium nitroprusside 25 mg/mL concentrated injection vial
AUST R: 177111
Active ingredients:
Sodium nitroprusside

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
30 May 2018
to
30 Oct 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Critical

Reason:
Manufacturing