Drug Availability

HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that flucloxacillin capsules are experiencing a supply interruption as follows:

Product ARTG Expected Return Date
Flopen® 250mg 209367 Limited availability
Staphylex 250 17683 Mid-late May 2019
Flopen® 500mg 209368 Limited availability
Staphylex 500 17684 Mid-late May 2019

This supply interruption is due to manufacturing issues and a subsequent increase in demand for other brands on the market. While wholesaler stocks have been affected, HPS Pharmacies has access to a limited supply of flucloxacillin capsules for the benefit of our clients.

Retain this notice in a prominent position, including in other related business units until supplies return to normal. Report any problems identified with medicines, vaccines or medical devices to the TGA.

Should you require further information regarding this matter, please contact your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies

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