dexmedetomidine hydrochloride - medicine shortage information

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DEXMEDETOMIDINE-TEVA dexmedetomidine (as HCl) 200 micrograms/2mL concentrated injection vial
AUST R: 290530
Active ingredients:
dexmedetomidine hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Injection, concentrated

Sponsor:
Teva Pharma Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 288 382

From
01 Jan 2021
to
01 Dec 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

PRECEDEX READY TO USE dexmedetomidine hydrochloride 80 micrograms/20 mL injection for intravenous infusion vial
AUST R: 234022
Active ingredients:
dexmedetomidine hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Injection, intravenous infusion

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
13 Oct 2021
to
29 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

DEXMEDETOMIDINE ACCORD dexmedetomidine (as hydrochloride) 200 micrograms/2 mL injection vial
AUST R: 307241
Active ingredients:
dexmedetomidine hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Injection, concentrated

Sponsor:
Accord Healthcare Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 222 673

From
20 Aug 2021
to
20 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing