EpiPen shortage officially over: TGA

Supply issues with the device have finally been resolved after a nine-month national shortage

Australia’s EpiPen shortage is officially over, nearly nine months after manufacturing problems saw the devices disappear from pharmacy shelves.

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The TGA says it has received confirmation that supply issues affecting EpiPen 300µg adrenaline have now been sufficiently resolved and there are now enough of the auto-injectors in pharmacies to meet demand from patients.

Imports of EpiPens, which are the only 300µg adrenaline auto-injectors on the PBS, first began falling short last April, meaning patients were not always able to access the devices immediately

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