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Bufomix Easyhaler 400/12 will become substitutable with other PBS-listed brands from 1 July  The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) has confirmed an error preventing  Bufomix Easyhaler 400/12 (budesonide 400 microgram/actuation + …

TGA extends fluoxetine substitution instrument in response to ongoing manufacturing issues  Supply shortages impacting Zactin Tabs (fluoxetine 20mg dispersible tablets) are expected to continue until 30 June 2024, the medication’s …

British pharmacists call for authority to substitute medications; pharmacist plans return to Gaza days after evacuations; Candian patients want more from their pharmacy.  London, UK: Pharmacists in the UK are …

Pharmacists authorised to substitute Orencia 125mg/mL products to deal with shortages  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued a Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument (SSSI) in response to shortages of both …

New amoxicillin substitution amendments introduced as health system tries to deal with the ongoing shortage of the medicine The federal Department of Health and Aged Care has announced amendments to …

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. …

Abatacept added to list of pharmacist-substitutable medicines due to scarcity From today (9 Feb) until 30 April 2022, community pharmacists can interchangeably substitute abatacept syringe (Orencia) and abatacept autoinjector (Orencia …

Supply is improving for tocilizumab (Actemra) products but disruptions to some products will continue beyond this month, warns Roche Availability of tocilizumab (Actemra) products is “improving” and supply should be …

Community pharmacists are now able to substitute Actemra formulations without prior prescriber approval, due to serious shortages Two tocilizumab (Actemra) formulations are now effectively interchangeable at the pharmacy level after …

New legislation has been passed to allow pharmacists to substitute medicines that have been declared to be in serious scarcity The TGA said in a statement on Thursday that the …