allopurinol - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
ALLOPURINOL SANDOZ allopurinol 100 mg tablet bottle
AUST R: 65905
Active ingredients:
allopurinol

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
26 Feb 2021
to
06 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

ALLOPURINOL SANDOZ allopurinol 300 mg tablet bottle
AUST R: 65906
Active ingredients:
allopurinol

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726360

From
12 Mar 2021
to
06 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

ALLOPURINOL APOTEX allopurinol 100 mg tablet bottle
AUST R: 269652
Active ingredients:
allopurinol

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
26 Mar 2021
to
07 May 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other