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 details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
DIFLUCAN fluconazole 200mg/100mL injection vial
AUST R: 47462
Active ingredients:
Fluconazole

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
22 Dec 2018
to
24 Dec 2018

Status:
Anticipated

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Manufacturing

DIFLUCAN Fluconazole 50mg/5mL (after reconstitution) powder for oral suspension bottle
AUST R: 59089
Active ingredients:
Fluconazole

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
16 Nov 2018
to
30 Nov 2018

Status:
Anticipated

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Manufacturing

DIZOLE 50 fluconazole 50 mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 162640
Active ingredients:
Fluconazole

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
12 Dec 2018
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Related information:

DIZOLE 200 fluconazole 200 mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 132789
Active ingredients:
Fluconazole

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
01 Feb 2019
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Anticipated

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing