tranexamic acid - 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"

Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
CYKLOKAPRON tranexamic acid 500mg tablet bottle
AUST R: 14463
Active ingredients:
tranexamic acid

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800675229

From
15 Jan 2021
to
30 Mar 2021

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

APO-TRANEXAMIC ACID tranexamic acid 500 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 272732
Active ingredients:
tranexamic acid

Sponsor:
Southern Cross Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
03 9236 2700

From
21 Jan 2021
to
18 Jun 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing