Ofatumumab - 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
ARZERRA ofatumumab (rmc) 100mg/5mL injection concentrate vial
AUST R: 196945
Active ingredients:
Ofatumumab
Injection, concentrated Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1 800 671 203

Deletion from market:
01 Sep 2019

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Reason:
Discontinuation

ARZERRA ofatumumab (rmc) 1000mg/50mL injection concentrate vial
AUST R: 218896
Active ingredients:
Ofatumumab
Injection, concentrated Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 671 203

Deletion from market:
01 Sep 2019

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Reason:
Discontinuation