Sildenafil citrate - 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
REVATIO sildenafil (as citrate) 20mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 119102
Active ingredients:
Sildenafil citrate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800675229

From
21 Dec 2018
to
17 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Manufacturing

REVATIO sildenafil citrate 10 mg/12.5 mL solution for injection vial
AUST R: 171474
Active ingredients:
Sildenafil citrate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800675229

From
15 Nov 2018
to
02 Dec 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Critical

Reason:
Manufacturing

VIAGRA sildenafil (as citrate) 25mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 64434
Active ingredients:
Sildenafil citrate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800999543

From
21 Jan 2019
to
10 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Mild

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Other