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 details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
XYDEP sertraline (as hydrochloride) 50 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 64385
Active ingredients:
Sertraline hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

Deletion from market:
13 Apr 2015

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Discontinuation

XYDEP sertraline (as hydrochloride) 100 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 64386
Active ingredients:
Sertraline hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

Deletion from market:
13 Apr 2015

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Discontinuation

ZOLOFT sertraline (as hydrochloride) 50 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 42979
Active ingredients:
Sertraline hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800675229

From
06 Sep 2018
to
19 Oct 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Manufacturing

ELEVA 50 sertraline hydrochloride 50mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 95581
Active ingredients:
Sertraline hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
26 Jan 2019
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Mild

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-SERTRALINE sertraline (as hydrochloride) 50mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 213177
Active ingredients:
Sertraline hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
31 Dec 2018
to
25 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing