ceftazidime pentahydrate - 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
HOSPIRA CEFTAZIDIME POWDER FOR INJECTION ceftazidime (as pentahydrate) 2 g powder for injection vial
AUST R: 177030
Active ingredients:
ceftazidime pentahydrate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 9850 3333

From
01 Dec 2016
to
30 Jun 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Other

HOSPIRA CEFTAZIDIME POWDER FOR INJECTION ceftazidime (as pentahydrate) 1 g powder for injection vial
AUST R: 177029
Active ingredients:
ceftazidime pentahydrate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 9850 3333

From
15 Dec 2016
to
30 Jun 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Other

CEFTAZIDIME MYLAN ceftazidime (as pentahydrate) 1 g powder for injection vial
AUST R: 154825
Active ingredients:
ceftazidime pentahydrate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
31 Dec 2018
to
30 Jun 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing