acetylcysteine - 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
ACETYLCYSTEINE-LINK INJECTION acetylcysteine 2g/10mL concentrated injection ampoule
AUST R: 170803
Active ingredients:
acetylcysteine
Injection, concentrated Link Medical Products Pty Ltd T/A Link Pharmaceuticals
Phone: 1800 181 060

From
18 Jul 2018
to
14 Aug 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

Supply details:
Supply Of Substitute Medicine Through Special Access Scheme Exemption Of The Therapeutic Goods Act 1989