Hydrocortisone acetate - 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
COLIFOAM (10% w/w Hydrocortisone Acetate) Rectal Foam Cream aerosol can
AUST R: 43026
Active ingredients:
Hydrocortisone acetate

Sponsor:
Mylan Health Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 314 527

From
01 Jan 2018
to
31 Dec 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Manufacturing

Supply details:
Constrained supply