erythromycin ethyl succinate - 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
E-MYCIN 200 erythromycin 200mg/5mL (as ethylsuccinate) powder for oral liquid bottle
AUST R: 48286
Active ingredients:
erythromycin ethyl succinate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
16 Mar 2021
to
30 Apr 2021

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

E-MYCIN 400 erythromycin 400mg/5mL (as ethylsuccinate) powder for oral liquid bottle
AUST R: 48287
Active ingredients:
erythromycin ethyl succinate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
29 Apr 2021
to
30 Apr 2021

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other