​Anaesthesia drug supply constraints

Pharmac has warned of propofol, fentanyl and suxamethonium supply constraints in NZ. The TGA is also monitoring global supplies impacted by COVID-19.
 
In New Zealand, Pharmac has issued a detailed memo outlining that there are supply constraints for propofol, 50 mcg, 2 ml ampoules of fentanyl and suxamethonium injection. In Australia the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA ) as active notices for suxamethonium chloride, rocuronium bromide, fentanyl citrate and cisatracurium besilate.

For more details please see the safety alert.
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