naloxone hydrochloride dihydrate - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
JUNALOX naloxone hydrochloride (as dihydrate) 400 micrograms/1 mL solution for injection, ampoule
AUST R: 236004
Active ingredients:
naloxone hydrochloride dihydrate

Sponsor:
Juno Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
61 3 8888 1288

Deletion from market:
01 Apr 2021

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Commercial Changes

TGA Management Actions:
An alternate brand by the same sponsor is currently available - Naloxone Juno 400 micrograms / 1 mL solution for injection, ampoule - ARTG 236005