Rosiglitazone maleate - 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
AVANDIA rosiglitazone 4mg (as maleate) tablet film coated blister pack
AUST R: 70965
Active ingredients:
Rosiglitazone maleate
Tablet, film coated GlaxoSmithKline Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 033 109

Deletion from market:
31 Jan 2017

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Reason:
Discontinuation

AVANDIA rosiglitazone 8mg (as maleate) tablet film coated blister pack
AUST R: 70966
Active ingredients:
Rosiglitazone maleate
Tablet, film coated GlaxoSmithKline Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 033 109

Deletion from market:
31 Jan 2017

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Reason:
Discontinuation

AVANDIA rosiglitazone 2mg (as maleate) tablet film coated blister pack
AUST R: 70964
Active ingredients:
Rosiglitazone maleate
Tablet, film coated GlaxoSmithKline Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 033 109

Deletion from market:
31 Jan 2016

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Reason:
Discontinuation