moxifloxacin 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
MOXIFLOXACIN APOTEX moxifloxacin (as hydrochloride monohydrate) 400 mg film coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 223564
Active ingredients:
moxifloxacin hydrochloride
Tablet, film coated Apotex Pty Ltd
Phone: 02 8877 8333

From
05 Oct 2018
to
31 Jan 2018

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing

Supply details:
Supply Of Substitute Medicine Approved Under Section 19A Of The Therapeutic Goods Act 1989