levetiracetam - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
APO-LEVETIRACETAM IV levetiracetam 500mg/5mL concentrate solution for IV infusion vial
AUST R: 222090
Active ingredients:
levetiracetam

Dosage form:
Injection, intravenous infusion

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
15 Oct 2021
to
17 Dec 2021

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

KEVTAM 1000 levetiracetam 1000 mg film coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 278841
Active ingredients:
levetiracetam

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

Deletion from market:
14 Jun 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
This product is being replaced by LEVETIRACETAM MYLAN levetiracetam 1000 mg tablet blister - ARTG: 189887. Please contact the sponsor for further information.

KEVTAM 250 levetiracetam 250 mg film coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 278843
Active ingredients:
levetiracetam

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

Deletion from market:
09 Apr 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
This product is being replaced by LEVETIRACETAM MYLAN levetiracetam 250 mg tablet blister pack (AUST R 189885)

KEVTAM 500 levetiracetam 500 mg film coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 278842
Active ingredients:
levetiracetam

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

Deletion from market:
09 Jun 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
This product is being replaced by LEVETIRACETAM MYLAN levetiracetam 500 mg tablet blister pack (AUST R 189886)