Current antibiotic shortages

Find out how we are addressing the current shortages of some antibiotics in Australia.

The Australian Government is aware of current shortages of some antibiotics in Australia, including:

  • amoxicillin
  • cefalexin
  • metronidazole.

Visit the Therapeutic Goods Administration website for more information and to search for information on specific medicine shortages.

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has prepared some guidance documents on the antibiotic shortages for:

Find advice for:

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