atracurium besilate - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
TRACRIUM atracurium besilate 25mg/2.5mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 11008
Active ingredients:
atracurium besilate

Dosage form:
Injection, intravenous infusion

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

From
29 Jun 2022
to
06 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.

TRACRIUM atracurium besilate 50mg/5mL injection ampoules
AUST R: 39289
Active ingredients:
atracurium besilate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

From
29 Jun 2022
to
25 Nov 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

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

Dosage form:
Injection

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

Deletion from market:
01 Aug 2022

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternate generic products are available