Mycobacterium bovis (Bacillus Calmette and Guerin (BCG) strain) - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
ONCOTICE BCG 5 hundred million CFU powder for injection vial
AUST R: 59912
Active ingredients:
Mycobacterium bovis (Bacillus Calmette and Guerin (BCG) strain)

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818553

From
01 Jan 2019
to
31 Dec 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

Management action:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.