sodium pertechnetate(99mTc) - 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
GENTECH molybdenum (99Mo) / technetium (99mTc) sterile generator for production of sodium pertechnetate (99mTc) injection multidose vial
AUST R: 72820
Active ingredients:
sodium pertechnetate(99mTc)

Sponsor:
ANSTO t/a ANSTO Health

Phone:
1800251572

From
09 Aug 2018
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Manufacturing

GENTECH molybdenum (99Mo) / technetium (99mTc) sterile generator for production of sodium pertechnetate (99mTc) 370GBq injection multidose vial
AUST R: 75859
Active ingredients:
sodium pertechnetate(99mTc)

Sponsor:
ANSTO t/a ANSTO Health

Phone:
1800 251 572

From
19 Jul 2018
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Manufacturing

Supply details:
Alternative registered product is being sourced