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 Dose form Sponsor Shortage dates Shortage details
CIPROXIN 500 ciprofloxacin 500 mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 35361
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin hydrochloride
Tablet, film coated Bayer Australia Ltd
Phone: 1800 008 757

From
12 Nov 2018
to
19 Mar 2019

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing

CIPROXIN 250 ciprofloxacin 250 mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 35317
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin hydrochloride
Tablet, film coated Bayer Australia Ltd
Phone: 1800 008 757

Deletion from market:
11 Feb 2019

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Reason:
Discontinuation