chlorhexidine gluconate - 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 (Australia) LIGNOCAINE 2% WITH CHLORHEXIDINE 0.05% gel syringe
AUST R: 10854
Active ingredients:
chlorhexidine gluconate
lidocaine (lignocaine)

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 9850 3333

From
17 Jul 2017
to
12 Oct 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Other