dantrolene sodium hemiheptahydrate - medicine shortage information

« Back to search

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
DANTRIUM dantrolene sodium hemiheptahydrate 20mg powder for injection vial
AUST R: 14435
Active ingredients:
dantrolene sodium hemiheptahydrate
Injection, powder for Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

From
01 Apr 2017
to
15 May 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

DANTRIUM dantrolene sodium hemiheptahydrate 25mg capsule bottle
AUST R: 42975
Active ingredients:
dantrolene sodium hemiheptahydrate
Capsule Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

From
28 May 2018
to
20 Apr 2019

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing

DANTRIUM dantrolene sodium hemiheptahydrate 50mg capsule bottle
AUST R: 42976
Active ingredients:
dantrolene sodium hemiheptahydrate
Capsule Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

From
31 May 2018
to
20 Apr 2019

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing