Lidocaine [lignocaine] with chlorhexidine syringes: Discontinuation
Pfizer has discontinued lidocaine [lignocaine] with chlorhexidine (Gel 2% with chlorhexidine 0.05%, 10 ml urethral syringes) - Pharmacode 619841.
Pfizer has closed its Perth manufacturing plant. As a result, they have discontinued supply of lidocaine [lignocaine] with chlorhexidine (Gel 2% with chlorhexidine 0.05%, 10 ml urethral syringes) - Pharmacode 619841.
This product is listed on the HML and the Community Schedule.
31 March 2023 - All remaining stock of this product expires
1 May 2023 - Product is delisted from the Community Schedule and the HML
We have received clinical advice that lignocaine urethral syringes (Brand: Instillagel Lido | Pharmacode 2580497) is an appropriate fully funded alternative.
This product is already listed.
Schedule listing for Instillgel Lido(external link)
HML listing for Instillgel Lido(external link) (HSS Jan 23 to 2025)
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