esomeprazole magnesium - 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
ESOMEPRAZOLE RBX esomeprazole 20 mg enteric-coated tablets blister pack
AUST R: 184759
Active ingredients:
esomeprazole magnesium

Sponsor:
Sun Pharma ANZ Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 229

From
20 Feb 2019
to
01 Jul 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Other

ESOMEPRAZOLE GENERICHEALTH esomeprazole (as magnesium) 20 mg enteric-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 207584
Active ingredients:
esomeprazole magnesium

Sponsor:
Lupin Australia Pty Limited

Phone:
03 9809 7900

From
01 Mar 2019
to
30 Jun 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing