salbutamol sulfate - 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
ASMOL 2.5 UNI-DOSE salbutamol 2.5mg/2.5mL (as sulfate) inhalation solution ampoule
AUST R: 54719
Active ingredients:
salbutamol sulfate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

Deletion from market:
31 Dec 2019

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Discontinuation

VENTOLIN INHALER CFC-Free Salbutamol 100 microgram (as sulfate) pressurised inhaler metered dose
AUST R: 62695
Active ingredients:
salbutamol sulfate

Sponsor:
GlaxoSmithKline Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800033109

Deletion from market:
15 Mar 2021

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

TGA Management Actions:
This product is being replaced by VENTOLIN INHALER CFC-Free Salbutamol 100 microgram (as sulfate) pressurised inhaler metered dose (with counter) (AUST R 317221).

ASMOL CFC-FREE Inhaler Salbutamol 100 microgram (as sulfate) pressurised inhaler metered dose
AUST R: 65639
Active ingredients:
salbutamol sulfate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

Deletion from market:
28 Feb 2021

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Commercial Changes

TGA Management Actions:
This product is being replaced by ASMOL INHALER CFC-Free Salbutamol 100 microgram (as sulfate) pressurised inhaler metered dose (with counter) (AUST R 335970).