nitrofurantoin - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
APO-NITROFURANTOIN nitrofurantoin 50 mg capsule bottle pack
AUST R: 299383
Active ingredients:
nitrofurantoin

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
15 Oct 2021
to
30 Sep 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

APO-NITROFURANTOIN nitrofurantoin capsule 100 mg capsule bottle pack
AUST R: 299385
Active ingredients:
nitrofurantoin

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
27 Aug 2021
to
30 Sep 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

MACRODANTIN nitrofurantoin 50mg capsule bottle
AUST R: 60064
Active ingredients:
nitrofurantoin

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

Deletion from market:
29 Mar 2022

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Nitrofurantoin BNM nitrofurantoin 50 mg hard capsule blister pack is now listed on the ARTG. Please contact ADVANZ PHARMA on 1800 627 680 for details on supply.

MACRODANTIN nitrofurantoin 100mg capsule bottle
AUST R: 60065
Active ingredients:
nitrofurantoin

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

Deletion from market:
15 Mar 2022

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Nitrofurantoin BNM nitrofurantoin 100 mg hard capsule blister pack is now listed on the ARTG. Please contact ADVANZ PHARMA on 1800 627 680 for details on supply.