dexmedetomidine hydrochloride - 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
PRECEDEX dexmedetomidine hydrochloride 200 micrograms/2mL injection vial
AUST R: 81323
Active ingredients:
dexmedetomidine hydrochloride
Injection, concentrated Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800675229

From
20 Aug 2018
to
21 Sep 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing