ropinirole 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 details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
REPREVE ropinirole (as hydrochloride) 0.25 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 295481
Active ingredients:
ropinirole hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
19 Nov 2018
to
30 May 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

APPESE 0.5 ropinirole (as hydrochloride) 0.5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 140833
Active ingredients:
ropinirole hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
19 Feb 2019
to
14 Jun 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

REPREVE ropinirole (as hydrochloride) 0.5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 295482
Active ingredients:
ropinirole hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
16 Apr 2019
to
14 Jun 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

TGA Management Actions:
18/4/2019 Sponsor is working to expedite the next shipment