sodium bicarbonate - 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"

Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
Pfizer (Australia) SODIUM BICARBONATE 8.4% (8.4g/100mL) injection BP vial
AUST R: 10801
Active ingredients:
sodium bicarbonate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800675229

Deletion from market:
30 Nov 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes