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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
AMOXYCILLIN SANDOZ amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 1000 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 98758
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
04 Nov 2022
to
01 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
A Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument for oral amoxicillin medicines has been implemented. Further information is at: www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/substitution-allowed-address-shortage-amoxicillin

AMOXYCILLIN SANDOZ amoxicillin trihydrate 250mg/5mL powder for oral suspension bottle
AUST R: 93720
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Oral Liquid, powder for

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
05 Aug 2022
to
01 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Unregistered products have been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.

AMOXYCLAV GENERICHEALTH 875/125 amoxicillin 875 mg and clavulanic acid 125 mg tablets blister pack
AUST R: 255076
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Medreich Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
0297466652

From
15 Sep 2023
to
31 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

Management action:
Unregistered products have been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient. A TGA web alert is available at: https://www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/antibiotics-shortages

APO-AMOXY/CLAV 875/125 amoxicillin 875 mg and clavulanic acid 125 mg tablets blister pack
AUST R: 255080
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Medreich Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
0297466652

From
08 Sep 2023
to
08 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

APX-AMOXICILLIN/CLAVULANIC ACID 500/125 amoxicillin 500 mg (as trihydrate) & clavulanic acid 125 mg (as potassium) tablet strip pack
AUST R: 351832
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
16 Nov 2022
to
22 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available

APX-AMOXICILLIN/CLAVULANIC ACID 875/125 amoxicillin 875 mg (as trihydrate) and clavulanic acid 125 mg (as potassium) tablet strip pack
AUST R: 351833
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
10 Oct 2022
to
24 Nov 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in demand due to other sponsors unable to supply

Management action:
Unregistered products have been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient. A TGA web alert is available at: https://www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/antibiotics-shortages

CURAM 125/31.25 amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 125mg/5mL clavulanic acid (as potassium clavulanate) 31.25mg/5mL powder for suspension bottle
AUST R: 146979
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Suspension, powder for

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 369

From
27 Oct 2023
to
01 Mar 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Other strengths are available.

ESOMEPRAZOLE SANDOZ Hp7 amoxicillin 500 mg capsule, clarithromycin 500 mg tablet, esomeprazole 20 mg tablet Composite Pack
AUST R: 321044
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
esomeprazole magnesium trihydrate
clarithromycin

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 369

From
13 Jan 2023
to
15 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternative generic product is available

MAXAMOX amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 1000 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 76050
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
29 Jul 2022
to
01 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

MAXAMOX amoxicillin trihydrate 500mg/5mLpowder for oral suspension bottle
AUST R: 93722
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Oral Liquid, powder for

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
29 Jul 2022
to
01 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-AMOXYCILLIN amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 250mg/5mL powder for suspension bottle
AUST R: 137883
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Suspension, powder for

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
10 Oct 2022
to
01 Nov 2023

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

CURAM DUO 400/57 amoxicillin 400 mg/5mL (as trihydrate) / clavulanic acid 57 mg/5mL (as potassium clavulanate) powder for suspension bottle
AUST R: 147109
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Suspension, powder for

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
28 Oct 2022
to
29 Sep 2023

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

CURAM DUO 500/125 amoxicillin 500mg (as trihydrate) & clavulanic acid 125mg (as potassium) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 198108
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 369

From
27 Jan 2023
to
29 Sep 2023

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

CURAM DUO FORTE 875/125 amoxicillin 875 mg (as trihydrate) and clavulanic acid 125 mg (as potassium) tablet strip pack
AUST R: 82829
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 369

From
13 Jan 2023
to
29 Sep 2023

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

AMCLAVOX DUO 500/125, amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 500 mg and clavulanic acid (as potassium) 125 mg tablets blister pack
AUST R: 288118
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

Deletion from market:
21 Jun 2023

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
This medicine is being replaced by another product: ARTG 255075 - APO-AMOXY/CLAV 500/125 amoxicillin 500 mg and clavulanic acid 125 mg tablets blister pack. A TGA web alert is available at: https://www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/antibiotics-shortages

AMCLAVOX DUO FORTE 875/125, amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 875 mg and clavulanic acid (as potassium) 125 mg tablets blister pack
AUST R: 288119
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

Deletion from market:
21 Jun 2023

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
This medicine is being replaced by another product: ARTG 255080 APO-AMOXY/CLAV 875/125 amoxicillin 875 mg and clavulanic acid 125 mg tablets blister pack. Unregistered products have been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient. A TGA web alert is available at: https://www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/antibiotics-shortages

AMOXICILLIN/CLAVULANIC ACID VIATRIS 875/125 amoxicillin 875 mg (as trihydrate) and clavulanic acid 125 mg (as potassium) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 230396
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

Deletion from market:
07 Sep 2023

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in demand due to other sponsors unable to supply

Management action:
Other generic by same sponsor available - ALPHACLAV DUO FORTE VIATRIS 875/125 amoxicillin 875 mg and clavulanic acid 125 mg tablets blister pack ARTG 255073

CILAMOX amoxicillin 250mg (as trihydrate) capsule blister pack
AUST R: 286257
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Viatris Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 314 527

Deletion from market:
31 Jan 2023

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability