sodium nitrite - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
HOPE PHARMACEUTICALS SODIUM NITRITE INJECTION sodium nitrite 300 mg/10 mL solution for injection vial
AUST R: 276671
Active ingredients:
sodium nitrite

Dosage form:
Solution

Sponsor:
Hope Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
0280466206

From
03 May 2023
to
31 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternate product available via Special Access Scheme (SAS).

DBL SODIUM NITRITE 0.3g/10mL injection BPC ampoule
AUST R: 16290
Active ingredients:
sodium nitrite

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

Deletion from market:
01 Sep 2024

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
An alternative brand is available.