fentanyl citrate - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
FENTANYL JUNO fentanyl (as citrate) 500 microgram/10 mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 384588
Active ingredients:
fentanyl citrate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Juno Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
03 8888 1288

From
15 Jan 2024
to
30 Mar 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

ABSTRAL fentanyl (as citrate) 600 microgram sublingual tablet blister pack
AUST R: 228208
Active ingredients:
fentanyl citrate

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
A Menarini Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800644542

From
08 Aug 2023
to
30 Nov 2023

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

DBL FENTANYL 100 microgram/2mL (as citrate) injection ampoule
AUST R: 107025
Active ingredients:
fentanyl citrate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

From
08 Dec 2023
to
23 Jan 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

MARCAIN 0.125% WITH FENTANYL 100 mcg/20mL bupivacaine hydrochloride 1.25mg/mL and fentanyl 5 mcg/mL (citrate) 20mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 123384
Active ingredients:
bupivacaine hydrochloride
fentanyl citrate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

Deletion from market:
01 May 2023

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability