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 details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
DBL VANCOMYCIN vancomycin (as hydrochloride) 1g powder for injection vial
AUST R: 62595
Active ingredients:
vancomycin

Sponsor:
Hospira Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
05 Mar 2019
to
15 Mar 2019

Status:
Anticipated

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing