Timolol maleate - 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
NYOGEL timolol 1mg/g (as maleate) eye gel bottle
AUST R: 97737
Active ingredients:
Timolol maleate

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8436 8300

Deletion from market:
08 Feb 2018

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Discontinuation

Related information:

APO-DORZOLAMIDE/TIMOLOL 20/5 dorzolamide/timolol eye drops
AUST R: 267121
Active ingredients:
Dorzolamide hydrochloride
Timolol maleate

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
17 Dec 2018
to
28 Jan 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing