Clinical alert – counterfeit alprazolam

There is a new NSW Health Public Drug Alert for Counterfeit Alprazolam. It is available online here: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/aod/public-drug-alerts/Pages/counterfeit-alprazolam-july.aspx

You may wish to print out the public alert and have visible at your service, or share it on social media platforms.

A clinical alert is available on the Safety Alert Broadcast System here: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/sabs/Documents/2020-sn-007.pdf

Clinicians should note the request for notification of counterfeit alprazolam cases to TGA via the NSW Ministry of Health.