hydrocortisone - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
CIPROXIN HC EAR DROPS 0.2% ciprofloxacin (as hydrochloride) and 1% hydrocortisone ear drops bottle
AUST R: 136662
Active ingredients:
ciprofloxacin
hydrocortisone

Dosage form:
Ear Drops, suspension

Sponsor:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800635202

From
26 May 2024
to
14 Jun 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

HYDROCORTISONE VIATRIS 20 hydrocortisone 20 mg tablet bottle
AUST R: 290098
Active ingredients:
hydrocortisone

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
06 Dec 2023
to
26 Mar 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing