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 details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
HOSPIRA CEFTRIAXONE SODIUM POWDER FOR INJECTION ceftriaxone (as sodium) 1 g powder for injection
AUST R: 167648
Active ingredients:
ceftriaxone sodium

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 9850 3333

From
15 Dec 2016
to
30 Jun 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Other

HOSPIRA CEFTRIAXONE SODIUM POWDER FOR INJECTION ceftriaxone (as sodium) 2 g powder for injection
AUST R: 167651
Active ingredients:
ceftriaxone sodium

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
26 Jun 2017
to
29 Jun 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Manufacturing

CEFTRIAXONE ALPHAPHARM ceftriaxone (as sodium) 1 g powder for injection vial
AUST R: 164920
Active ingredients:
ceftriaxone sodium

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
15 Jan 2019
to
19 Apr 2019

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

CEFTRIAXONE ALPHAPHARM ceftriaxone (as sodium) 2 g powder for injection vial
AUST R: 164917
Active ingredients:
ceftriaxone sodium

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
03 Jan 2019
to
19 Apr 2019

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing