cefalexin monohydrate - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
CEFALEXIN SANDOZ cefalexin (as monohydrate) 500mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 78980
Active ingredients:
cefalexin monohydrate

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
07 Oct 2022
to
16 Dec 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Other brands are available.

IBILEX 125 cefalexin 125mg/5mL powder for oral liquid bottle
AUST R: 92972
Active ingredients:
cefalexin monohydrate

Dosage form:
Oral Liquid, powder for

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
25 Nov 2022
to
31 Jan 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

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

IBILEX 250 cefalexin 250mg/5mL powder for oral liquid bottle
AUST R: 92973
Active ingredients:
cefalexin monohydrate

Dosage form:
Oral Liquid, powder for

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
08 Nov 2022
to
30 Dec 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Other brands available

APO-CEPHALEXIN (as monohydrate) 250mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 73870
Active ingredients:
cefalexin monohydrate

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
21 Oct 2022
to
28 Oct 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand