Vancomycin - 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
DBL VANCOMYCIN vancomycin (as hydrochloride) 500mg powder for injection vial
AUST R: 62603
Active ingredients:
Injection, powder for Hospira Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

30 Sep 2018
26 Nov 2018

Shortage status: