Medroxyprogesterone acetate - 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
RALOVERA medroxyprogesterone acetate 5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 46531
Active ingredients:
Medroxyprogesterone acetate
Tablet, uncoated Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

From
14 May 2018
to
05 Jun 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

Supply details:
Constrained supply

PROVERA Medroxyprogesterone acetate 5mg tablet blister pack (New Formula)
AUST R: 42933
Active ingredients:
Medroxyprogesterone acetate
Tablet, uncoated Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

From
14 May 2018
to
05 Jun 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

Supply details:
Constrained supply