Ciclesonide - 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
OMNARIS ciclesonide 50 microgram per actuation nasal spray bottle
AUST R: 167910
Active ingredients:
Ciclesonide
Spray, nasal AstraZeneca Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 805 342

From
19 Mar 2018
to
20 Jun 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

ALVESCO ciclesonide 80 micrograms per actuation aerosol can
AUST R: 93724
Active ingredients:
Ciclesonide
Inhalation, pressurised AstraZeneca Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800805342

From
12 Nov 2018
to
16 Nov 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing