rifampicin - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
RIFADIN rifampicin 150mg capsules blister pack
AUST R: 233442
Active ingredients:
rifampicin

Dosage form:
Capsule

Sponsor:
Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818806

From
09 Feb 2024
to
15 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. The approval holder Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd can be contacted on 1800818806 for details on supply.

RIFADIN rifampicin 300mg capsules blister pack
AUST R: 233443
Active ingredients:
rifampicin

Dosage form:
Capsule

Sponsor:
Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818806

From
17 Oct 2023
to
30 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. The approval holder Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd can be contacted on 1800818806 for details on supply.

RIMYCIN 150 rifampicin 150 mg capsule bottle
AUST R: 48230
Active ingredients:
rifampicin

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
13 Dec 2023
to
04 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
The sponsor is closely controlling the supply. An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. The approval holder Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd can be contacted on 1800818806 for details on supply.