Succimer - 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
RADPHARM DMSA kit for the production of Technetium (99mTc) succimer powder for injection multidose vial
AUST R: 14326
Active ingredients:
Succimer

Sponsor:
Global Medical Solutions Australia Pty Limited T/A Radpharm Scientific

Phone:
9503 8100

From
01 Jan 2013
to
31 May 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

TGA Management Actions:
08/01/19 An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.