Mirtazapine - 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
MIRTAZAPINE SANDOZ ODT 15 mirtazapine 15 mg orally disintegrating tablets blister pack
AUST R: 183401
Active ingredients:
Mirtazapine
Tablet, orally disintegrating Sandoz Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 726 369

From
13 Jul 2018
to
14 Dec 2018

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing

MIRTAZAPINE SANDOZ ODT 30 mirtazapine 30 mg orally disintegrating tablets blister pack
AUST R: 183402
Active ingredients:
Mirtazapine
Tablet, orally disintegrating Sandoz Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 726 369

From
23 Apr 2018
to
14 Dec 2018

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing

MIRTAZAPINE SANDOZ ODT 45 mirtazapine 45 mg orally disintegrating tablets blister pack
AUST R: 183403
Active ingredients:
Mirtazapine
Tablet, orally disintegrating Sandoz Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 726 369

From
30 Apr 2018
to
14 Dec 2018

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing