atracurium besilate - 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
DBL ATRACURIUM BESYLATE 25mg/2.5mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 57992
Active ingredients:
atracurium besilate
Injection Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

From
05 Sep 2018
to
18 Dec 2018

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Other

DBL ATRACURIUM BESYLATE 50mg/5mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 57993
Active ingredients:
atracurium besilate
Injection Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

From
12 Sep 2018
to
18 Dec 2018

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Other

TRACRIUM atracurium besilate 25mg/2.5mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 11008
Active ingredients:
atracurium besilate
Injection, intravenous infusion Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 02 84368300

From
18 Sep 2018
to
31 Oct 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

TRACRIUM atracurium besilate 50mg/5mL injection ampoules
AUST R: 39289
Active ingredients:
atracurium besilate
Injection, solution Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 02 84368300

From
18 Sep 2018
to
10 Dec 2018

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing