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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
ALPHAMOX 500 amoxicillin 500mg (as trihydrate) capsule blister pack
AUST R: 17679
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
17 Aug 2022
to
28 Feb 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

Management action:
A TGA web alert is available at: https://www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/antibiotics-shortages A Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument for oral amoxicillin medicines has been implemented. Further information is at: www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/substitution-allowed-address-shortage-amoxicillin 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.

AMCLAVOX DUO 500/125, amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 500 mg and clavulanic acid (as potassium) 125 mg tablets blister pack
AUST R: 288118
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

From
04 Mar 2022
to
23 Jun 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

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

AMCLAVOX DUO FORTE 875/125, amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 875 mg and clavulanic acid (as potassium) 125 mg tablets blister pack
AUST R: 288119
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

From
05 Aug 2022
to
23 Jun 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

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

AMILOXYN amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 500 mg capsules blister pack
AUST R: 185798
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

From
10 Oct 2022
to
27 Jan 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

Management action:
A TGA web alert is available at: https://www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/antibiotics-shortages | A Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument for oral amoxicillin medicines has been implemented. Further information is at: www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/substitution-allowed-address-shortage-amoxicillin | 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.

AMOXIL FORTE SUGAR FREE SYRUP amoxicillin 250mg/5mL (as trihydrate) powder for oral liquid bottle
AUST R: 11134
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Oral Liquid, powder for

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

From
12 Aug 2022
to
28 Feb 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

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

Management action:
A Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument for oral amoxicillin medicines has been implemented. Further information is at: www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/substitution-allowed-address-shortage-amoxicillin

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.

AMOXIL SUGAR FREE SYRUP amoxicillin 125mg/5mL (as trihydrate) powder for oral liquid bottle
AUST R: 11133
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Oral Liquid, powder for

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

From
14 Nov 2022
to
01 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

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

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

A Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument for oral amoxicillin medicines has been implemented. Further information is at: www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/substitution-allowed-address-shortage-amoxicillin

AMOXYCILLIN GENERICHEALTH 500 amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 500 mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 207005
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Sun Pharma ANZ Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 9036 0002

From
30 Sep 2022
to
15 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

Management action:
A TGA web alert is available at: https://www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/antibiotics-shortages | A Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument for oral amoxicillin medicines has been implemented. Further information is at: www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/substitution-allowed-address-shortage-amoxicillin | 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.

AMOXYCILLIN SANDOZ amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 1000 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 98758
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
04 Nov 2022
to
01 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
A Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument for oral amoxicillin medicines has been implemented. Further information is at: www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/substitution-allowed-address-shortage-amoxicillin

AMOXYCILLIN SANDOZ amoxicillin trihydrate 250mg/5mL powder for oral suspension bottle
AUST R: 93720
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Oral Liquid, powder for

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
05 Aug 2022
to
01 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

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

A Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument for oral amoxicillin medicines has been implemented. Further information is at: www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/substitution-allowed-address-shortage-amoxicillin

AMOXYCILLIN/CLAVULANIC ACID 500/125 APOTEX amoxicillin 500mg (as trihydrate) & clavulanic acid 125mg (as potassium) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 317064
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
02 Nov 2022
to
09 Jun 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

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

AMOXYCLAV GENERICHEALTH 875/125 amoxicillin 875 mg and clavulanic acid 125 mg tablets blister pack
AUST R: 255076
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Generic Health Pty Ltd

Phone:
03 9809 7922

From
17 Oct 2022
to
20 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
A TGA web alert 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.

APO-AMOXYCILLIN amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 125mg/5mL powder for suspension bottle
AUST R: 137882
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Suspension, powder for

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
07 Oct 2022
to
07 Apr 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

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

A Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument for oral amoxicillin medicines has been implemented. Further information is at: www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/substitution-allowed-address-shortage-amoxicillin

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.

APO-AMOXYCILLIN amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 250 mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 208147
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
14 Nov 2022
to
24 Feb 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

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

A Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument for oral amoxicillin medicines has been implemented. Further information is at: www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/substitution-allowed-address-shortage-amoxicillin

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.

APO-AMOXYCILLIN amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 250mg/5mL powder for suspension bottle
AUST R: 137883
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Suspension, powder for

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
10 Oct 2022
to
24 Feb 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

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

A Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument for oral amoxicillin medicines has been implemented. Further information is at: www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/substitution-allowed-address-shortage-amoxicillin

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.

APO-AMOXYCILLIN amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 500 mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 208144
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
09 Sep 2022
to
24 Feb 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

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

A Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument for oral amoxicillin medicines has been implemented. Further information is at: www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/substitution-allowed-address-shortage-amoxicillin

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.

APX-AMOXICILLIN/CLAVULANIC ACID 500/125 amoxicillin 500 mg (as trihydrate) & clavulanic acid 125 mg (as potassium) tablet strip pack
AUST R: 351832
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
16 Nov 2022
to
10 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
A TGA web alert 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.

APX-AMOXICILLIN/CLAVULANIC ACID 875/125 amoxicillin 875 mg (as trihydrate) and clavulanic acid 125 mg (as potassium) tablet strip pack
AUST R: 351833
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
10 Oct 2022
to
07 Jul 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

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

Management action:
A TGA web alert 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.

CURAM 125/31.25 amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 125mg/5mL clavulanic acid (as potassium clavulanate) 31.25mg/5mL powder for suspension bottle
AUST R: 146979
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Suspension, powder for

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
04 Nov 2022
to
24 Feb 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

CURAM DUO 400/57 amoxicillin 400 mg/5mL (as trihydrate) / clavulanic acid 57 mg/5mL (as potassium clavulanate) powder for suspension bottle
AUST R: 147109
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Suspension, powder for

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
28 Oct 2022
to
01 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Unregistered products have been approved for supply under Section 19A. Please contact the approval holders for details on supply: Medsurge - 1300 788 261 and Pro Pharmaceuticals - Email: orders@propg.com.au Phone: 1300 077 674

CURAM DUO FORTE 875/125 amoxicillin 875 mg (as trihydrate) and clavulanic acid 125 mg (as potassium) tablet strip pack
AUST R: 82829
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 369

From
13 Jan 2023
to
01 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
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.

ESOMEPRAZOLE SANDOZ Hp7 amoxicillin 500 mg capsule, clarithromycin 500 mg tablet, esomeprazole 20 mg tablet Composite Pack
AUST R: 321044
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
esomeprazole magnesium trihydrate
clarithromycin

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 369

From
13 Jan 2023
to
31 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

MAXAMOX amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 1000 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 76050
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
29 Jul 2022
to
01 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
A Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument for oral amoxicillin medicines has been implemented. Further information is at: www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/substitution-allowed-address-shortage-amoxicillin

MAXAMOX amoxicillin trihydrate 500mg/5mLpowder for oral suspension bottle
AUST R: 93722
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Oral Liquid, powder for

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
29 Jul 2022
to
01 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
A Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument for oral amoxicillin medicines has been implemented. Further information is at: www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/substitution-allowed-address-shortage-amoxicillin

ALPHACLAV DUO 500/125 amoxicillin 500mg (as trihydrate) & clavulanic acid 125mg (as potassium) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 230395
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
10 Feb 2023
to
30 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

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

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

ALPHACLAV DUO FORTE 875/125 amoxicillin 875 mg (as trihydrate) and clavulanic acid 125 mg (as potassium) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 230396
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate
potassium clavulanate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
30 Dec 2022
to
20 Apr 2023

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

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

Management action:
Unregistered products have been approved for supply under Section 19A. Please contact the approval holders for details on supply: Medsurge - 1300 788 261; Link Medical Products - 1800 181 060 and Pro Pharmaceuticals - Email: orders@propg.com.au Phone: 1300 077 674

ALPHAMOX 250 amoxicillin 250mg (as trihydrate) capsule blister pack
AUST R: 17678
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
28 Feb 2023
to
17 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

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

A Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument for oral amoxicillin medicines has been implemented. Further information is at: www.tga.gov.au/safety/shortages/medicine-shortage-alerts/substitution-allowed-address-shortage-amoxicillin

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.

AMILOXYN amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 250 mg capsules blister pack
AUST R: 185793
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

From
02 Dec 2022
to
01 Feb 2023

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

AMOXIL PAEDIATRIC DROPS amoxicillin 100mg/mL (as trihydrate) powder for oral liquid bottle
AUST R: 201566
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Oral Liquid, powder for

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

From
13 Dec 2022
to
09 Jan 2023

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

CILAMOX amoxicillin 250mg (as trihydrate) capsule blister pack
AUST R: 286257
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Viatris Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 314 527

Deletion from market:
31 Jan 2023

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

CILAMOX amoxicillin 500mg (as trihydrate) capsule blister pack
AUST R: 286258
Active ingredients:
amoxicillin trihydrate

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Viatris Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 314 527

Deletion from market:
30 Nov 2022

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability