emtricitabine - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
Tenofovir/Emtricitabine 300/200 APOTEX tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg emtricitabine 200 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 275070
Active ingredients:
emtricitabine
tenofovir disoproxil fumarate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
15 Feb 2021
to
16 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

TENOFOVIR EMT GH tenofovir disoproxil phosphate and emtricitabine 291mg/200mg film coated tablets
AUST R: 269196
Active ingredients:
emtricitabine
tenofovir disoproxil phosphate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Lupin Australia Pty Limited

Phone:
03 9809 7900

From
11 Jan 2021
to
31 May 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing