fentanyl citrate - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
B. BRAUN FENTANYL fentanyl (as citrate) 500 micrograms/10 mL solution for injection ampoule
AUST R: 227124
Active ingredients:
fentanyl citrate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
B Braun Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 96289 02852

From
18 May 2022
to
30 Jul 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in demand due to other sponsors unable to supply

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

ACTIQ fentanyl 1200microgram (as citrate) lozenge with integral applicator blister pack
AUST R: 91603
Active ingredients:
fentanyl citrate

Dosage form:
Lozenge with integral application

Sponsor:
Teva Pharma Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800288382

Deletion from market:
01 Jul 2022

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

ACTIQ fentanyl 1600microgram (as citrate) lozenge with integral applicator blister pack
AUST R: 91604
Active ingredients:
fentanyl citrate

Dosage form:
Lozenge with integral application

Sponsor:
Teva Pharma Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800288382

Deletion from market:
01 Oct 2022

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

ASPEN FENTANYL fentanyl (as citrate) 100 microgram/2 mL solution for injection
AUST R: 170929
Active ingredients:
fentanyl citrate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

Deletion from market:
01 Jun 2022

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

ASPEN FENTANYL fentanyl (as citrate) 500 microgram/10 mL solution for injection
AUST R: 170931
Active ingredients:
fentanyl citrate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

Deletion from market:
01 Jun 2022

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability