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Two codeine-containing products are experiencing shortages due to increased demand in the wake of the codeine upschedule Sanofi has seen a shortage of two of its codeine products, Panamax Co …

Short-term shortage announced for ketamine, with a slightly longer one for vardenafil – while Hypurin insulin and Zovirax tablets have been signalled for deletion from market Bayer’s Levitra 20 vardenafil …

Recent issues with the supply of EpiPens are in the process of being addressed, reports the Pharmacy Guild The EpiPen shortage experienced in Australia has been a worldwide issue due …

The composite packs in four different dosage strengths are predicted to be in shortage in Australia until end of January Atozet tablets, used for hypercholesterolaemia, are currently experiencing a shortage. …

The US Government is making moves to address drug shortages—which could have consequences for Australia Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has said his administration is looking to …

Transdermal patches from both Novartis and Bayer are experiencing a shortfall, predicted to last until November While the shortages to the Novartis products have been occurring since November last year …

There has been unexpected increase in demand, but thankfully shortage of one brand has been resolved Back in early June we reported that several formulations of fentanyl citrate had gone …

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, has confirmed that it does have stock of Hepatitis A and Hepatitis A/Typhoid combination vaccines available in Australia The announcement follows recent media …

We take a look back at the week in community pharmacy It’s been a difficult week for many, after news broke on Wednesday of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy in …

Shortages are more prevalent than previously thought and pharmacists are struggling to keep up, survey reveals Results gathered from 280 health care facilities across Australia by the Society of Hospital …

More than half a million doses of Sanofi’s meningococcal vaccine, Menactra, have arrived in Australia The vaccine is indicated for people from two through to 55 years, to protect against …

We take a look back at the week in pharmacy There’s growing concern that when codeine-containing analgesics are upscheduled early next year, consumers may turn to ibuprofen to manage pain… …