Nimodipine - 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
NIMOTOP nimodipine 10mg/50mL injection vial
AUST R: 43101
Active ingredients:
Nimodipine

Sponsor:
Bayer Australia Ltd

Phone:
1800 008 757

From
08 Nov 2018
to
30 Nov 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Critical

Reason:
Manufacturing

NIMOTOP nimodipine 30mg tablets blister pack
AUST R: 43100
Active ingredients:
Nimodipine

Sponsor:
Bayer Australia Ltd

Phone:
1800 008 757

From
07 Jan 2019
to
30 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

TGA Management Actions:
08/01/19 • Sponsor is working to expedite the next shipment.