Medication Supply Disruption

posted Sep 17, 2018, 9:19 PM by Chong Ching Wern   [ updated Sep 17, 2018, 9:20 PM ]
14 September 2018 (Circular No. SP PPUM: 377/2018):
The following medication will be facing supply disruptions:

No.

Name of Medication

Formulary Category

Cause / Action by Pharmacy

Estimated Stock Recovery

Alternative Medication


1)

Oxytetracycline 500mg/10mL Injection
(Oxylim)

Standard Formulary

Production issues by the company.

Awaiting feedback from the supplier.

For 'Chemical Pleurodesis' procedures, please consider the use of Talc Powder or Bleomycin Injection.