azithromycin - medicine shortage information

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AZITH azithromycin 500mg powder for injection vial
AUST R: 146755
Active ingredients:
azithromycin

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
28 Apr 2021
to
31 Jan 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

AZITHROMYCIN ALPHAPHARM Azithromycin (as monohydrate) 500mg Powder for Injection Vial
AUST R: 191947
Active ingredients:
azithromycin

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 27 4276

From
11 Jan 2019
to
31 Aug 2019

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other