atracurium besilate - 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 ATRACURIUM BESYLATE 50mg/5mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 57993
Active ingredients:
atracurium besilate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

Deletion from market:
12 Mar 2021

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

DBL ATRACURIUM BESYLATE 25mg/2.5mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 57992
Active ingredients:
atracurium besilate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

From
01 Dec 2020
to
16 Aug 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing