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Good news for the new year! The latest indication from iNova and via the TGA website is that the Mestinon 60mg supply shortage has been resolved sooner than expected.  

As per previous communications, the Myasthenia community are aware of the efforts being made by the MAA to bring about a re-established supply of Pyridostigmine/Mestinon medication for Australians. To further conversations with Industry and Government the MAA is looking for data about the amount of medications we require on a weekly basis.

MGAQ Christmas Function

to be held at 
Club Southside, 76 Mount Gravatt-Capalaba Rd, Upper Mt Gravatt
on Sunday, 11 December 11.30 am for 12 noon

For more information / RSVP
Contact Susan - Email: info@mgaq.org.au • Freecall 1800 802 568

The MAA continues to stay abreast of the Mestinon supply shortage issue and is in regular contact with government and industry stakeholders. The latest update for Timespan (180mg) and 60mg is below. 

Given the current supply shortage for Mestinon Timespan (180mg), the Myasthenia Alliance Australia has previously notified our MG community that it is available under an alternative arrangement (Section 19A) through Medsurge Healthcare and you use your regular prescription for this. 

We strongly encourage you to get your script for Mestinon Timespan to the pharmacy now and please do not let your own supply of Mestinon Timespan be less than 1 month.  

We recognise that there are ongoing supply issues for some forms of Mestinon (particularly Timespan 180mg and 60mg) in Australia. We appreciate this can be concerning for MG patients who take Mestinon continuously and/or regularly.

Feedback on recent Survey 
The impact of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on myasthenia gravis patients in an Australian population.

30 {Oct}

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MGAQ Christmas Function
to be held at 
Club Southside, 76 Mount Gravatt-Capalaba Rd, Upper Mt Gravatt
on Sunday, 11 December 11.30 am for 12 noon
For more information / RSVP - Contact Susan
Email: info@mgaq.org.au • Freecall 1800 802 568

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