atropine sulfate monohydrate - 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
Pfizer (Perth) ATROPINE INJECTION BP atropine sulfate monohydrate 600 microgram/1 mL injection BP ampoule
AUST R: 11302
Active ingredients:
atropine sulfate monohydrate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
0298503333

From
30 Dec 2018
to
16 May 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Pfizer (Perth) ATROPINE INJECTION BP atropine sulfate monohydrate 1.2 mg/1 mL injection BP ampoule
AUST R: 11303
Active ingredients:
atropine sulfate monohydrate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
0298503333

From
08 Apr 2019
to
10 Jun 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

TGA Management Actions:
Supply of an alternative product is under consideration.