glyceryl trinitrate - 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
ANGININE glyceryl trinitrate 600microgram tablet bottle
AUST R: 227783
Active ingredients:
glyceryl trinitrate

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
18 Jul 2016
to
18 Sep 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

TGA Management Actions:
10/01/19 An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.

LYCINATE glyceryl trinitrate 600microgram tablet bottle
AUST R: 227784
Active ingredients:
glyceryl trinitrate

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
18 Jul 2016
to
18 Sep 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

TGA Management Actions:
10/01/19 An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.

NITRO-DUR 5 glyceryl trinitrate 40mg (5mg/24h) transdermal drug delivery system, sachet
AUST R: 52340
Active ingredients:
glyceryl trinitrate

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 818 553

Deletion from market:
01 Dec 2018

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Discontinuation

Supply details:
Constrained supply

NITRO-DUR 10 glyceryl trinitrate 80mg (10mg/24h) transdermal drug delivery system, sachet
AUST R: 50561
Active ingredients:
glyceryl trinitrate

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818553

Deletion from market:
01 Dec 2018

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Discontinuation

Supply details:
Constrained supply

NITRO-DUR 15 glyceryl trinitrate 120mg (15mg/24h) Transdermal drug delivery system, sachet
AUST R: 50563
Active ingredients:
glyceryl trinitrate

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 818 553

Deletion from market:
01 Dec 2018

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Discontinuation

Supply details:
Constrained supply

MINITRAN 10 glyceryl trinitrate 10mg/24 hour transdermal drug delivery system, sachet
AUST R: 52029
Active ingredients:
glyceryl trinitrate

Sponsor:
iNova Pharmaceuticals (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 630 056

From
27 Aug 2018
to
12 Nov 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand