morphine sulfate pentahydrate - 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
DBL MORPHINE SULFATE 30mg/1mL injection BP ampoule
AUST R: 121755
Active ingredients:
morphine sulfate pentahydrate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
01 Jan 2019
to
07 Jun 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

TGA Management Actions:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient. Safety advisory regarding the Section 19A product is at: https://www.tga.gov.au/alert/morphine-sulfate-injection-bp-30-mg-1-ml-ampoule.

DBL MORPHINE SULFATE 15mg/1mL injection BP ampoule
AUST R: 101243
Active ingredients:
morphine sulfate pentahydrate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800675229

From
10 Apr 2019
to
30 Jul 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing