Medication Supply Disruption

posted Jul 12, 2018, 6:35 PM by Chong Ching Wern   [ updated Jul 12, 2018, 6:43 PM ]
13 July 2018 (Circular No. SP PPUM: 270/2018):
The following medication will be facing supply disruptions:

No.

Name of Medication

Formulary Category

Cause / Action by Pharmacy

Estimated Stock Recovery

Alternative Medication


1)

Thiopental 500mg Injection

Standard Formulary

· Production issues by Pharmaforte (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.

· All stocks that the Pharmacy have were expired and have been returned for replacement. 

August 2018.

Consider use of Propofol Injection