cefepime - 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 details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
CEFEPIME ALPHAPHARM cefepime (as hydrochloride) 1g powder for injection vial
AUST R: 161029
Active ingredients:
cefepime

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

Deletion from market:
30 Jun 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Other

CEFEPIME ALPHAPHARM cefepime (as hydrochloride) 2g powder for injection vial
AUST R: 161030
Active ingredients:
cefepime

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

Deletion from market:
31 Aug 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Other