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Stock has been increased to meet patient need, with up to 20,000 Australian patients potentially affected by shortages of other testosterone products Besins Healthcare has issued an alert to reassure …

The TGA has provided updated advice on the shortages of Anginine and Lycinate, as well as Clomid Arrow Pharmaceuticals, the sponsor of Anginine and Lycinate tablets, has advised the TGA …

Four codeine products that experienced increased demand are now back in supply – although many other shortages continue Shortages of Sanofi’s Panamax Co, Prodeine 24, Prodeine Xtra and Mersyndol Forte …

The Pharmacy Guild and Medicines Australia have both welcomed the introduction of legislation for mandatory reporting of medicine shortages Health Minister Greg Hunt has introduced the Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2018 …

TGA provides advice after availability of metronidazole IV infusion further affected by recent recall There is a current medicine shortage for metronidazole intravenous infusion 500 mg/100 mL bag, the TGA …

A proposed protocol for managing and communicating medicines shortages has the backing of the SHPA Under the changes suggested by the TGA, medicine suppliers would be required to report all …

Mylan says it is currently shipping “thousands” of EpiPens each week, although a signalled supply of Emerade to help with shortfall did not pan out Mylan/Alphapharm, the sponsor of EpiPens, …

Two drugs have been causing debate this week: cannabis and, predictably, codeine A group of doctors wrote to the Medical Journal of Australia on behalf of the Royal Australasian College …

Consumers are speaking out about the lack of stock situation in pharmacies – and they’re not happy In a piece titled “Codeine ban is one painful bungle after another,” News …

Global shortage of ezetimibe/atorvastatin continues with expected supply date extended to end of March, while sertraline is in shortage until May Atozet tablets, used for hypercholesterolaemia, are currently experiencing a …

Septrin Forte Tablets shortage to last until mid-Feb 2018, while several forms of estradiol patches continue to be unavailable Septrin Forte Tablets (Sulfamethoxazole; Trimethoprim) are currently experiencing a shortage, which …

Nurses are warning that Royal Adelaide Hospital’s new robotic dispensing system is being under-stocked When the new Royal Adelaide Hospital opened with one of the largest Automated Pharmacy Distribution Systems …