mupirocin - 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
BACTROBAN mupirocin 20mg/g ointment tube
AUST R: 11145
Active ingredients:
mupirocin

Sponsor:
GlaxoSmithKline Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 033 109

From
20 Mar 2018
to
22 Mar 2019

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing