naloxone hydrochloride dihydrate - 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
MIN-I-JET NALOXONE 400microgram/1mL injection syringe
AUST R: 29051
Active ingredients:
naloxone hydrochloride dihydrate
Injection, solution UCB Australia Pty Ltd T/A UCB Pharma Division of UCB Australia
Phone: +613 9828 1800

Deletion from market:
01 Sep 2016

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Reason:
Discontinuation

Supply details:
Supply Of Substitute Medicine Approved Under Section 19A Of The Therapeutic Goods Act 1989