Sertraline 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 Dose form Sponsor Shortage dates Shortage details
XYDEP sertraline (as hydrochloride) 50 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 64385
Active ingredients:
Sertraline hydrochloride
Tablet, film coated Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

Deletion from market:
13 Apr 2015

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Reason:
Discontinuation

XYDEP sertraline (as hydrochloride) 100 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 64386
Active ingredients:
Sertraline hydrochloride
Tablet, film coated Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

Deletion from market:
13 Apr 2015

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Reason:
Discontinuation

SERTRA 100 sertraline (as hydrochloride) 100 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 107071
Active ingredients:
Sertraline hydrochloride
Tablet, film coated Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd
Phone: 1300 917 769

From
19 Nov 2017
to
15 May 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Other

SERTRA 50 sertraline (as hydrochloride) 50 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 107067
Active ingredients:
Sertraline hydrochloride
Tablet, film coated Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd
Phone: 1300 917 769

From
24 Oct 2017
to
15 May 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Other

ZOLOFT sertraline (as hydrochloride) 100 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 42950
Active ingredients:
Sertraline hydrochloride
Tablet, film coated Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

From
03 May 2018
to
30 May 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

Supply details:
Constrained supply

ZOLOFT sertraline (as hydrochloride) 50 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 42979
Active ingredients:
Sertraline hydrochloride
Tablet, film coated Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800675229

From
06 Sep 2018
to
19 Oct 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing