tazobactam sodium - 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
PIPERTAZ SANDOZ 4 g/ 0.5 g piperacillin (as sodium) 4g and tazobactam (as sodium) 0.5 g powder for injection bottle
AUST R: 140840
Active ingredients:
piperacillin sodium
tazobactam sodium
Injection, powder for Sandoz Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 726 369

01 Jan 2018
31 Dec 2018

Shortage status:


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