trimethoprim - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
ALPRIM trimethoprim 300 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 63518
Active ingredients:
trimethoprim

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
15 Jul 2022
to
31 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
A TGA web statement is available at: https://www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/antibiotics-shortages An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. Please contact the approval holder for details on supply: Medsurge Pty Ltd - 1300 788 261 or sales@medsurge.com.au

DBL SULFAMETHOXAZOLE 400 mg and TRIMETHOPRIM 80 mg/5 mL concentrated injection ampoule
AUST R: 16293
Active ingredients:
sulfamethoxazole
trimethoprim

Dosage form:
Injection, concentrated

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800675229

From
11 Aug 2019
to
10 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

RESPRIM FORTE trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole 160 mg/800 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 17682
Active ingredients:
sulfamethoxazole
trimethoprim

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
28 Oct 2022
to
10 Feb 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
A TGA web statement is available at: https://www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/antibiotics-shortages Unregistered products have been approved for supply under Section 19A. Please contact the approval holders for details on supply: Medsurge - sales@medsurge.com.au or 1300 788 261 | Pro Pharmaceuticals - orders@propg.com.au or 1300 077 674

RESPRIM trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole 80 mg/400 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 17681
Active ingredients:
sulfamethoxazole
trimethoprim

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
19 Dec 2022
to
15 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Emergency Supply Only

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

Management action:
A TGA web statement is available at: https://www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/antibiotics-shortages Unregistered products have been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.

SEPTRIN FORTE trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole 160/800 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 10998
Active ingredients:
sulfamethoxazole
trimethoprim

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

From
17 Oct 2022
to
10 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

Management action:
A TGA web statement is available at: https://www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/antibiotics-shortages

Unregistered products have been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient

TRIMETHOPRIM VIATRIS trimethoprim 300 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 338350
Active ingredients:
trimethoprim

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
18 Jan 2023
to
31 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
A TGA web statement is available at: https://www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/antibiotics-shortages An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. Please contact the approval holder for details on supply: Medsurge Pty Ltd - 1300 788 261 or sales@medsurge.com.au

TRIPRIM trimethoprim 300mg tablet bottle
AUST R: 11009
Active ingredients:
trimethoprim

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

From
23 Dec 2022
to
03 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in demand due to other sponsors unable to supply

Management action:
A TGA web statement is available at: https://www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/antibiotics-shortages

An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. Please contact the approval holder for details on supply: Medsurge Pty Ltd - 1300 788 261 or sales@medsurge.com.au