National Shortage of IV Ampicillin & Amoxycillin

06 May 2015

SA Health is reporting that there is a shortage of IV Ampicillin and Amoxycillin which is likely to impact on health care facilities across the State. There is no indication of when this shortage is likely to be resolved and it does not affect oral amoxicillin formulations.

Further information is available at, hospital pharmacy or, alternatively, SA Health suggests that an infectious disease / clinical microbiology opinion be sought if specific advice is required.  CLICK HERE for the full report from SA Health.