gentamicin sulfate - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
DBL GENTAMICIN 10mg/1mL (as sulfate) injection ampoule
AUST R: 16339
Active ingredients:
gentamicin sulfate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800675229

Deletion from market:
31 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient

GENOPTIC gentamicin 3mg/mL (as sulfate) eye drops bottle
AUST R: 23215
Active ingredients:
gentamicin sulfate

Dosage form:
Eye Drops, solution

Sponsor:
Allergan Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800252224

Deletion from market:
01 Feb 2023

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability