furosemide (frusemide) - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
LASIX furosemide (frusemide) 40mg tablet bottle
AUST R: 12406
Active ingredients:
furosemide (frusemide)

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818806

Deletion from market:
15 Dec 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternative brands are available

LASIX M furosemide (frusemide) 20mg tablet bottle
AUST R: 12409
Active ingredients:
furosemide (frusemide)

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818806

Deletion from market:
15 Dec 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternative brands are available