Ezetimibe - 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 details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
ROSUZET Composite Pack 10mg+10mg ezetimibe 10mg tablets and rosuvastatin (as calcium) 10mg tablets composite pack
AUST R: 203694
Active ingredients:
Ezetimibe
Rosuvastatin calcium

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8988 8000

From
04 Oct 2018
to
31 Dec 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Other

ROSUZET Composite Pack 10mg+20mg ezetimibe 10mg tablets and rosuvastatin (as calcium) 20mg tablets composite pack
AUST R: 203692
Active ingredients:
Ezetimibe
Rosuvastatin calcium

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8988 8000

From
04 Oct 2018
to
31 Mar 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Other

ROSUZET Composite Pack 10mg+40mg ezetimibe 10mg tablets and rosuvastatin (as calcium) 40mg tablets composite pack
AUST R: 203687
Active ingredients:
Ezetimibe
Rosuvastatin calcium

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8988 8000

From
04 Oct 2018
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Other

EZALO Composite Pack 10mg+5mg ezetimibe 10mg tablets and rosuvastatin (as calcium) 5mg tablets composite pack
AUST R: 203693
Active ingredients:
Ezetimibe
Rosuvastatin calcium

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8988 8000

From
04 Oct 2018
to
30 Nov 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Other

EZALO Composite Pack 10mg+10mg ezetimibe 10mg tablets and rosuvastatin (as calcium) 10mg tablets composite pack
AUST R: 203689
Active ingredients:
Ezetimibe
Rosuvastatin calcium

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8988 8000

From
04 Oct 2018
to
31 Jan 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Other

EZALO Composite Pack 10mg+20mg ezetimibe 10mg tablets and rosuvastatin (as calcium) 20mg tablets composite pack
AUST R: 203691
Active ingredients:
Ezetimibe
Rosuvastatin calcium

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8988 8000

From
04 Oct 2018
to
30 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Other

EZALO Composite Pack 10mg+40mg ezetimibe 10mg tablets and rosuvastatin (as calcium) 40mg tablets composite pack
AUST R: 203688
Active ingredients:
Ezetimibe
Rosuvastatin calcium

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8988 8000

From
04 Oct 2018
to
30 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Other