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 Dose form Sponsor Shortage dates Shortage details
VIAGRA sildenafil (as citrate) 50mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 64435
Active ingredients:
Sildenafil citrate
Tablet, film coated Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 999 543

From
07 Mar 2018
to
18 May 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

REVATIO sildenafil (as citrate) 20mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 119102
Active ingredients:
Sildenafil citrate
Tablet, film coated Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800675229

From
15 Dec 2018
to
28 Feb 2019

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Reason:
Manufacturing

REVATIO sildenafil citrate 10 mg/12.5 mL solution for injection vial
AUST R: 171474
Active ingredients:
Sildenafil citrate
Injection, solution Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800675229

From
15 Nov 2018
to
02 Dec 2018

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Reason:
Manufacturing