famciclovir - 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
APO-FAMCICLOVIR famciclovir 500 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 172443
Active ingredients:
famciclovir

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
18 Mar 2019
to
30 Nov 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing