Drug Availability Update


Further to DrugAlert 240, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that all suppliers are continuing to experience an interruption to the supply of norfloxacin tablets as follows:

Brand Name


Expected Return Date

GenRX Norfloxacin 155546 Unknown
Norfloxacin Sandoz 76899 Mid to late October 2015
Norfloxacin GA 79112 Discontinued
Nufloxib 149416 Mid-October 2015
Roxin 93211 Mid to late October 2015


The supply interruption to norfloxacin 400mg tablets is due to a shortage in the supply of an active ingredient.

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.

Information regarding expected dates for supply may vary subject to delays which are out of our control. HPS Pharmacies does not accept responsibility for such changes but will endeavour to keep our clients updated as information is made available from drug manufacturers or wholesalers.

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