Imipramine hydrochloride - 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
TOFRANIL 25 imipramine hydrochloride 25mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 60673
Active ingredients:
Imipramine hydrochloride
Tablet, sugar coated Amdipharm Mercury Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 02 9431 6333

From
29 Sep 2015
to
31 Oct 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

Supply details:
Supply Of Substitute Medicine Approved Under Section 19A Of The Therapeutic Goods Act 1989

TOFRANIL 10 imipramine hydrochloride 10mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 11064
Active ingredients:
Imipramine hydrochloride
Tablet, sugar coated Amdipharm Mercury Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 02 9431 6333

From
29 Sep 2015
to
15 Dec 2018

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing

Supply details:
Supply Of Substitute Medicine Approved Under Section 19A Of The Therapeutic Goods Act 1989