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 details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
ARZERRA ofatumumab (rmc) 100mg/5mL injection concentrate vial
AUST R: 196945
Active ingredients:
Ofatumumab

Sponsor:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1 800 671 203

Deletion from market:
01 Sep 2019

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Discontinuation

ARZERRA ofatumumab (rmc) 1000mg/50mL injection concentrate vial
AUST R: 218896
Active ingredients:
Ofatumumab

Sponsor:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 671 203

Deletion from market:
01 Sep 2019

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Discontinuation