cefalexin monohydrate - 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
IBILEX 250 cefalexin 250mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 73524
Active ingredients:
cefalexin monohydrate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
06 Mar 2019
to
30 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

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

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
26 Feb 2019
to
30 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

IBILEX 500 cefalexin 500mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 73525
Active ingredients:
cefalexin monohydrate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
21 Mar 2019
to
30 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing