tranexamic acid - 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
CYKLOKAPRON tranexamic acid 1000mg/10mL solution for injection ampoule
AUST R: 166415
Active ingredients:
tranexamic acid

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
21 Sep 2018
to
29 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Manufacturing

Tranexamic-AFT tranexamic acid 1000 mg/10 mL solution for injection ampoule
AUST R: 228945
Active ingredients:
tranexamic acid

Sponsor:
AFT Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 23874276

From
19 Dec 2018
to
05 Apr 2019

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

CYKLOKAPRON tranexamic acid 500mg tablet bottle
AUST R: 14463
Active ingredients:
tranexamic acid

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
07 Feb 2019
to
29 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing