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
30 Sep 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Latanoprost/Timolol AN 50/5 latanoprost 50 microgram/mL + timolol (as maleate) 5 mg/mL eye drop solution bottle
AUST R: 253693
Active ingredients:
latanoprost
timolol maleate

Sponsor:
Juno Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
03 8888 1288

Deletion from market:
29 Jan 2019

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes

LANTIM 50/5 latanoprost 50 microgram/mL and timolol 5 mg/mL (as maleate) eye drops solution bottle
AUST R: 263083
Active ingredients:
latanoprost
timolol maleate

Sponsor:
Juno Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
03 8888 1288

Deletion from market:
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Commercial Changes

COSDOR dorzolamide (as hydrochloride) 20 mg/mL and timolol (as maleate) 5 mg/mL eye drop bottle
AUST R: 217250
Active ingredients:
dorzolamide hydrochloride
timolol maleate

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8436 8300

From
08 Apr 2019
to
20 Jun 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing