dantrolene sodium hemiheptahydrate - 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
DANTRIUM dantrolene sodium hemiheptahydrate 25mg capsule bottle
AUST R: 42975
Active ingredients:
dantrolene sodium hemiheptahydrate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
28 May 2018
to
20 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Critical

Reason:
Manufacturing

DANTRIUM dantrolene sodium hemiheptahydrate 50mg capsule bottle
AUST R: 42976
Active ingredients:
dantrolene sodium hemiheptahydrate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
31 May 2018
to
20 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Critical

Reason:
Manufacturing