ciprofloxacin hydrochloride - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
C-FLOX 250 ciprofloxacin 250mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 195202
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
25 Jan 2024
to
31 Dec 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

C-FLOX 500 ciprofloxacin 500mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 195203
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
10 May 2024
to
31 Dec 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

C-FLOX 750 ciprofloxacin 750mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 195204
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
06 Dec 2023
to
31 Dec 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

APO-CIPROFLOXACIN ciprofloxacin 750mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 135652
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

From
17 May 2024
to
24 May 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Transport / Logistic issues / Storage capacity issues