remifentanil hydrochloride - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
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 2022

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 2022

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 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Related information:

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
11 May 2021
to
11 Jun 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

REMIFENTANIL ALPHAPHARM 2mg remifentanil (as hydrochloride) powder for injection vial
AUST R: 163902
Active ingredients:
remifentanil hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
26 Mar 2021
to
11 Jun 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing