remifentanil hydrochloride - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
REMIFENTANIL ALPHAPHARM 1mg remifentanil (as hydrochloride) powder for injection vial
AUST R: 163901
Active ingredients:
remifentanil hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
14 Feb 2022
to
28 Feb 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

ULTIVA Remifentanil (as hydrochloride) 1mg powder for injection vial
AUST R: 58688
Active ingredients:
remifentanil hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

From
09 Jun 2017
to
30 Jun 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Related information:

ULTIVA Remifentanil (as hydrochloride) 2mg powder for injection vial
AUST R: 58689
Active ingredients:
remifentanil hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

From
09 Jun 2017
to
30 Jun 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Related information:

ULTIVA Remifentanil (as hydrochloride) 5mg powder for injection vial
AUST R: 58690
Active ingredients:
remifentanil hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

From
13 Jun 2017
to
30 Jun 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Related information:

Remifentanil APOTEX remifentanil (as hydrochloride) 1 mg powder for injection vial
AUST R: 234710
Active ingredients:
remifentanil hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

Deletion from market:
16 Dec 2022

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Remifentanil APOTEX remifentanil (as hydrochloride) 2 mg powder for injection vial
AUST R: 234707
Active ingredients:
remifentanil hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

Deletion from market:
06 May 2022

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Remifentanil APOTEX remifentanil (as hydrochloride) 5 mg powder for injection vial
AUST R: 234702
Active ingredients:
remifentanil hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

Deletion from market:
02 Sep 2022

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.