estradiol - 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
CLIMARA 50 estradiol 50 micrograms/day transdermal drug delivery system sachet
AUST R: 56197
Active ingredients:
estradiol
Drug delivery system, transdermal Bayer Australia Ltd
Phone: 1800 008 757

From
21 May 2018
to
31 Jul 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

Supply details:
PCS application

CLIMARA 25 estradiol 25 microgram/day transdermal drug delivery system sachet
AUST R: 73962
Active ingredients:
estradiol
Drug delivery system, transdermal Bayer Australia Ltd
Phone: 1800 008 757

From
29 Oct 2018
to
31 Mar 2019

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing