Rabies virus - 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"
||Supply Impact Dates
MERIEUX INACTIVATED RABIES VACCINE 2.5IU powder for injection vial with diluent syringe
AUST R: 26675
Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd
15 Aug 2019
01 Jan 2021
Unexpected Increase in Demand
TGA Management Actions:
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.