Doxorubicin hydrochloride - 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 Dose form Sponsor Shortage dates Shortage details
ADRIAMYCIN doxorubicin hydrochloride 50mg/25mL injection vial
AUST R: 47345
Active ingredients:
Doxorubicin hydrochloride
Injection, solution Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 02 9850 3333

From
14 Jun 2018
to
07 Nov 2018

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing

DOXORUBICIN ACC doxorubicin hydrochloride 200 mg/100 mL concentrated solution for injection vial
AUST R: 174248
Active ingredients:
Doxorubicin hydrochloride
Injection, concentrated Accord Healthcare Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 222 673

From
15 Jun 2018
to
15 Jun 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing