Atenolol - 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 Dose form Sponsor Shortage dates Shortage details
Atenolol-AFT atenolol 50 mg/10 mL oral solution bottle
AUST R: 184745
Active ingredients:
Atenolol
Oral Liquid, solution AFT Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 2387 4276

From
26 Sep 2018
to
28 Feb 2019

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing