ciprofloxacin hydrochloride - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
APO-CIPROFLOXACIN ciprofloxacin 250mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 135650
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
06 Sep 2021
to
18 Feb 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

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:
1800 274 276

From
16 Aug 2021
to
31 Mar 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

CIPROL 500 ciprofloxacin 500mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 82477
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

From
07 Sep 2021
to
04 Mar 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

APX-CIPROFLOXACIN ciprofloxacin 250 mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 333619
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

Deletion from market:
20 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability