sodium pertechnetate(99mTc) - 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.

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
TECHNELITE Molybdenum(99Mo)/Technetium(99mTc) sterile Generator for production of Sodium pertechnetate(99mTc) injection multidose vial
AUST R: 130301
Active ingredients:
sodium pertechnetate(99mTc)

Sponsor:
Global Medical Solutions Australia Pty Limited

Phone:
95038100

From
30 Nov 2020
to
19 Jun 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

GENTECH molybdenum (99Mo) / technetium (99mTc) sterile generator for production of sodium pertechnetate (99mTc) injection multidose vial
AUST R: 72820
Active ingredients:
sodium pertechnetate(99mTc)

Sponsor:
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation T/A ANSTO

Phone:
1800251572

From
29 Mar 2021
to
19 Apr 2021

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

GENTECH molybdenum (99Mo) / technetium (99mTc) sterile generator for production of sodium pertechnetate (99mTc) 370GBq injection multidose vial
AUST R: 75859
Active ingredients:
sodium pertechnetate(99mTc)

Sponsor:
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation T/A ANSTO

Phone:
1800251572

From
29 Mar 2021
to
19 Apr 2021

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing