aciclovir - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
Pfizer (Australia) ACICLOVIR INTRAVENOUS INFUSION aciclovir 250mg/10mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 66116
Active ingredients:
aciclovir

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800675229

From
13 May 2020
to
30 Jun 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

DBL Aciclovir 250mg/10mL Intravenous infusion injection vial
AUST R: 56809
Active ingredients:
aciclovir

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
26 Oct 2021
to
17 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

ViruPOS aciclovir 30 mg/g eye ointment tube
AUST R: 324902
Active ingredients:
aciclovir

Dosage form:
Eye Ointment

Sponsor:
AFT Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 238 74276

From
14 Oct 2021
to
30 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand