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Substitution instrument extended for abatacept, while others end The Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument (SSSI) for abatacept (Orencia), originally set to expire on 30 April, has been extended until 30 June. …

While brand switching in epilepsy is not encouraged, the high prevalence of antiseizure medications shortages, particularly for generic brands, means that avoidance of brand switching is not always possible. In …

Vaccinators have been asked not to forget that other contagious and potentially deadly respiratory illness: it’s time to order flu jabs The Immunisation Coalition is urging healthcare providers, including pharmacists, …

Afghanistan faces meds shortages; Canada pharmacy allegedly repeatedly targeted for arson; anti-vaccinators vandalise Belfast pharmacy Kabul, Afghanistan: Following the takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban, pharmacy owners are warning that …

Wholesaler portals will likely show zero stock quantity for both Actemra ACTPen autoinjector and pre-filled syringe, even if they are available, said TGA The TGA has provided pharmacists with instructions …

TGA grants approval for import and supply of two alternative products to address the Brevinor and Norimin shortages The TGA advised health professionals and consumers in August that there was …

Pharmacists are advised that there is a shortage of oral contraceptive pills containing the combination ethinylestradiol and norethisterone The TGA has advised health professionals and consumers that there is a …

While GSK is prioritising supply of salbutamol to hospital pharmacies, there are good stock levels of the medicine across the country There have been anecdotal reports of an increased demand …

There was a sharp rise in overall scripts processed in April compared to the same time last year, with particularly high demand for respiratory medicines Newly released data shows there …

AJP investigates the unprecedented medicine stock outs during February and March this year Small Pharmacies Group (SPG) has challenged the National Pharmaceutical Services Association (NPSA) claim that increased demand caused …

Small and rural pharmacies say they are still grappling with medicines shortages, but wholesalers maintain medicines have been distributed fairly and equitably where possible As small pharmacy owners express frustration …

Rural pharmacists are being stonewalled by authorities and feeling anything but assured, argues the Rural Pharmacy Network Australia While pharmacy leaders and wholesalers parade in the media seeking to reassure …