prilocaine - medicine shortage information
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If you are having difficulty obtaining a medicine that has been prescribed to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. In most cases your doctor and pharmacist will know about the possible substitute medicines to continue your care.
In some cases the Supply Detail section below will provide information about the special arrangements that are in place for your health professional to prescribe or supply a substitute medicine. These may include reference to Special Access Scheme or "Under section 19A"
||Supply Impact Dates
ORAQIX Periodontal Gel lidocaine (lignocaine) 25 mg/g, prilocaine 25 mg/g
AUST R: 143855
Dentsply Sirona Pty Ltd
26 Feb 2020
31 Oct 2020
TGA Management Actions:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.