sodium chloride - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
DRAXIMAGE MAA kit for the preparation of Technetium Tc 99m Albumin Aggregated Injection
AUST R: 261212
Active ingredients:
aggregated albumin
Albumin
sodium chloride
stannous chloride dihydrate

Dosage form:
Powder

Sponsor:
Global Medical Solutions Australia Pty Limited T/A Radpharm Scientific

Phone:
0295038100

From
05 Dec 2017
to
31 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Pfizer (Australia) SODIUM CHLORIDE 0.9% (900mg/100mL) IV infusion
AUST R: 49280
Active ingredients:
sodium chloride

Dosage form:
Injection, intravenous infusion

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

From
31 Oct 2022
to
03 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Other brands are available.

GENTECH 0.9% W/V SODIUM CHLORIDE INJECTION BP sodium chloride 45mg/5mL injection vial
AUST R: 79845
Active ingredients:
sodium chloride

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation T/A ANSTO

Phone:
1800251572

From
21 Sep 2022
to
12 Oct 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

GENTECH 0.9% W/V SODIUM CHLORIDE INJECTION BP sodium chloride 90mg/10mL injection vial
AUST R: 79842
Active ingredients:
sodium chloride

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation T/A ANSTO

Phone:
1800251572

From
21 Sep 2022
to
12 Oct 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

Pfizer (Australia) SODIUM CHLORIDE 0.9% (180mg/20mL) injection BP ampoule
AUST R: 49279
Active ingredients:
sodium chloride

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

Deletion from market:
05 Aug 2022

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Pfizer (Australia) SODIUM CHLORIDE 0.9% irrigation solution ampoule
AUST R: 11290
Active ingredients:
sodium chloride

Dosage form:
Solution, irrigation

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

Deletion from market:
01 Feb 2023

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability