doxylamine succinate - 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
MERSYNDOL FORTE paracetamol 450 mg / codeine phosphate hemihydrate 30 mg / doxylamine succinate 5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 10109
Active ingredients:
codeine phosphate hemihydrate
doxylamine succinate
Paracetamol
Tablet, uncoated Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800818806

From
17 May 2018
to
18 Jul 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand