ciprofloxacin - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
DBL CIPROFLOXACIN 200 mg/100 mL injection for intravenous infusion bag
AUST R: 123041
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

Deletion from market:
02 Oct 2023

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternative generic product is available

DBL CIPROFLOXACIN 400 mg/200 mL injection for intravenous infusion bag
AUST R: 123042
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

Deletion from market:
01 Mar 2024

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability