Amiodarone hydrochloride inj 50 mg per ml, 3 ml ampoule: Supply issue resolved

Supply issue Active

Due to an issue at the manufacturing site, there was a supply issue affecting Max Health's amiodarone hydrochloride inj 50 mg per ml, 3 ml ampoule (Pharmacode 2565129).

Resupplied January 2023

We have received confirmation from the supplier that the Max Health brand of amiodarone hydrochloride inj 50 mg per ml, 3 ml ampoule (Pharmacode 2565129) is available to order again. 

Reason for the supply issue

Supply of the funded Max Health brand of amiodarone hydrochloride iwas limited due to an issue at the manufacturing site.

Alternative product

An alternative brand was listed in the Schedule in November 2022 to maintain continuity of supply (Cordarone X, Pharmacode 2648520).  

However, just in case of any further delay, further stock of Cordarone X will be available from Sanofi.

Schedule listing for amiodarone injections(external link)

Who to contact

If you have questions about the supply of amiodarone hydrochloride inj, contact Sanofi via phone, 0800 283 684, and follow the prompts.

If you have questions about the funding of amiodarone, email enquiry@pharmac.govt.nz