paracetamol - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
APO-TRAMADOL/PARACETAMOL 37.5/325 tramadol hydrochloride/paracetamol 37.5 mg/325 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 280699
Active ingredients:
paracetamol
tramadol hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

Deletion from market:
01 Apr 2022

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

PARACETAMOL IV PFIZER paracetamol 10mg/mL solution for infusion 100mL PVC bags
AUST R: 193213
Active ingredients:
paracetamol

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

Deletion from market:
02 Jan 2023

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability