ciprofloxacin - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
CIPROFLOXACIN GH ciprofloxacin 500 mg (as hydrochloride monohydrate) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 127781
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Generic Health Pty Ltd

Phone:
03 9809 7900

From
22 Apr 2022
to
31 Dec 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

DBL CIPROFLOXACIN 200 mg/100 mL injection for intravenous infusion bag
AUST R: 123041
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
16 Mar 2022
to
13 May 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

DBL CIPROFLOXACIN 400 mg/200 mL injection for intravenous infusion bag
AUST R: 123042
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
20 Dec 2021
to
13 May 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand