Somatropin - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
NORDITROPIN FLEXPRO somatropin (rbe) 10mg (6.67mg/mL) injection-solution multidose cartridge
AUST R: 173398
Active ingredients:
Somatropin

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 668 626

From
23 May 2023
to
31 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternate somatropin products available

NORDITROPIN FLEXPRO somatropin (rbe) 15mg (10mg/mL) injection-solution multidose cartridge
AUST R: 173399
Active ingredients:
Somatropin

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 668 626

From
13 Apr 2023
to
31 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternate somatropin products available

NORDITROPIN FLEXPRO somatropin (rbe) 5mg (3.33mg/mL) injection-solution multidose cartridge
AUST R: 173396
Active ingredients:
Somatropin

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 668 626

From
23 May 2023
to
31 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternate somatropin products available

HUMATROPE somatropin 18IU (6mg) powder for injection cartridge with diluent syringe
AUST R: 53423
Active ingredients:
Somatropin

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Eli Lilly Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800454559

Deletion from market:
31 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

HUMATROPE somatropin 36IU (12mg) powder for injection cartridge with diluent syringe
AUST R: 53365
Active ingredients:
Somatropin

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Eli Lilly Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800454559

Deletion from market:
10 Jun 2023

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

HUMATROPE somatropin 72IU (24mg) powder for injection cartridge with diluent syringe
AUST R: 53364
Active ingredients:
Somatropin

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Eli Lilly Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800454559

Deletion from market:
31 Jan 2023

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability