Stavudine - 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
ZERIT stavudine 20mg capsule bottle
AUST R: 54299
Active ingredients:
Stavudine
Capsule, hard Bristol-Myers Squibb Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800629273

Deletion from market:
30 Apr 2016

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Reason:
Discontinuation

Related information:

ZERIT stavudine 30mg capsule bottle
AUST R: 54300
Active ingredients:
Stavudine
Capsule, hard Bristol-Myers Squibb Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800629273

Deletion from market:
30 Nov 2018

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Reason:
Discontinuation

ZERIT stavudine 40mg capsule bottle
AUST R: 54301
Active ingredients:
Stavudine
Capsule, hard Bristol-Myers Squibb Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800629273

Deletion from market:
30 Jun 2018

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Reason:
Discontinuation