Eflornithine 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
VANIQA eflornithine hydrochloride 139mg/g cream tube
AUST R: 80167
Active ingredients:
Eflornithine hydrochloride
Cream A Menarini Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 644 542

From
01 Dec 2018
to
01 Jun 2020

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Reason:
Manufacturing