fluorouracil - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
DBL FLUOROURACIL 500mg/10mL injection BP vial
AUST R: 47260
Active ingredients:
fluorouracil

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Hospira Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800675229

From
04 May 2021
to
28 May 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

DBL FLUOROURACIL 2.5g/100mL injection BP vial
AUST R: 47263
Active ingredients:
fluorouracil

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Hospira Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800675229

Deletion from market:
31 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other