Oxazepam - 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
MURELAX Oxazepam 30mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 12952
Active ingredients:
Oxazepam

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 917 769

From
02 Apr 2018
to
29 Nov 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Other

APO-OXAZEPAM oxazepam 30mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 163213
Active ingredients:
Oxazepam

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 917 769

From
02 Apr 2018
to
29 Nov 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Other

ALEPAM 30 oxazepam 30mg tablet bottle
AUST R: 17573
Active ingredients:
Oxazepam

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
01 Aug 2018
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

ALEPAM 15 oxazepam 15mg tablet bottle
AUST R: 17572
Active ingredients:
Oxazepam

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
02 Jan 2019
to
18 Mar 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing