Fluconazole - 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
DIFLUCAN fluconazole 200mg/100mL injection vial
AUST R: 47462
Active ingredients:
Fluconazole
Injection, solution Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

From
08 Aug 2018
to
30 Sep 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

DIFLUCAN Fluconazole 50mg/5mL (after reconstitution) powder for oral suspension bottle
AUST R: 59089
Active ingredients:
Fluconazole
Oral Liquid, powder for Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

From
16 Nov 2018
to
30 Nov 2018

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Reason:
Manufacturing