rifampicin - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
RIMYCIN 300 rifampicin 300 mg capsule bottle
AUST R: 48231
Active ingredients:
rifampicin

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
19 Jan 2022
to
31 Dec 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

RIMYCIN 150 rifampicin 150 mg capsule bottle
AUST R: 48230
Active ingredients:
rifampicin

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
15 Sep 2022
to
29 Nov 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing