phenoxymethylpenicillin potassium - medicine shortage information
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If you are having difficulty obtaining a medicine that has been prescribed to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. In most cases your doctor and pharmacist will know about the possible substitute medicines to continue your care.
In some cases the Supply Detail section below will provide information about the special arrangements that are in place for your health professional to prescribe or supply a substitute medicine. These may include reference to Special Access Scheme or "Under section 19A"
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CILICAINE VK phenoxymethylpenicillin (as potassium) 500mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 55675
Mylan Health Pty Ltd
1800 314 527
Deletion from market:
25 Feb 2021
TGA Management Actions:
This product is being replaced by CILICAINE VK phenoxymethylpenicillin (as potassium) 500mg capsule blister pack (AUST R 339012 ). There will be a transition to CILICAINE VK phenoxymethylpenicillin (as potassium) 500mg capsule blister pack over a period of approximately 4 weeks while existing stock of CILICAINE VK phenoxymethylpenicillin (as potassium) (AUST R 55675) continues to be available in pharmacies.