aztreonam - medicine shortage information

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If you are having difficulty obtaining a medicine that has been prescribed to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. In most cases your doctor and pharmacist will know about the possible substitute medicines to continue your care.

In some cases the Supply Detail section below will provide information about the special arrangements that are in place for your health professional to prescribe or supply a substitute medicine. These may include reference to Special Access Scheme or "Under section 19a"

Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
AZACTAM aztreonam 1g powder for injection vial
AUST R: 14032
Active ingredients:
aztreonam

Sponsor:
Bristol-Myers Squibb Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800629273

From
05 May 2018
to
30 Jun 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Critical

Reason:
Manufacturing

Supply details:
Constrained supply