ceftriaxone sodium - 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
HOSPIRA CEFTRIAXONE SODIUM POWDER FOR INJECTION ceftriaxone (as sodium) 1 g powder for injection
AUST R: 167648
Active ingredients:
ceftriaxone sodium
Injection, powder for Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 02 9850 3333

15 Dec 2016
30 Jun 2020

Shortage status: