Epoetin alfa - 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
EPREX epoetin alfa 2000IU/0.5mL injection syringe
AUST R: 65443
Active ingredients:
Epoetin alfa
Injection, solution Janssen-Cilag Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800226334

From
21 May 2018
to
31 May 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

Supply details:
Constrained supply