dobutamine 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 details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
Dobutamine-Claris dobutamine (as hydrochloride) 250 mg/ 20 mL concentrated solution for injection ampoule
AUST R: 212837
Active ingredients:
dobutamine hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300302409

Deletion from market:
20 Dec 2018

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Discontinuation

DOBUTREX dobutamine hydrochloride 250mg powder for injection vial
AUST R: 14628
Active ingredients:
dobutamine hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
84368300

Deletion from market:
08 Jul 2019

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Discontinuation