ciprofloxacin hydrochloride - 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
CIPROXIN 500 ciprofloxacin 500 mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 35361
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Bayer Australia Ltd

Phone:
1800 008 757

From
12 Nov 2018
to
01 Mar 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

CIPROXIN 250 ciprofloxacin 250 mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 35317
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Bayer Australia Ltd

Phone:
1800 008 757

Deletion from market:
13 Feb 2019

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes

CIPROFLOXACIN AN 750mg ciprofloxacin (as hydrochloride) 750 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 175438
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Amneal Pharma Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

Deletion from market:
30 Jun 2019

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Commercial Changes