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 Dose form Sponsor Shortage dates Shortage details
ANGININE glyceryl trinitrate 600microgram tablet bottle
AUST R: 227783
Active ingredients:
glyceryl trinitrate
Tablet, uncoated Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd
Phone: 1300 927 769

From
18 Jul 2016
to
15 Jan 2019

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Other

LYCINATE glyceryl trinitrate 600microgram tablet bottle
AUST R: 227784
Active ingredients:
glyceryl trinitrate
Tablet, uncoated Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd
Phone: 1300 927 769

From
18 Jul 2016
to
15 Jan 2019

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Other

NITRO-DUR 5 glyceryl trinitrate 40mg (5mg/24h) transdermal drug delivery system, sachet
AUST R: 52340
Active ingredients:
glyceryl trinitrate
Drug delivery system, transdermal Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 818 553

Deletion from market:
01 Dec 2018

Shortage status:
Discontinued

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
Drug delivery system, transdermal Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800818553

Deletion from market:
01 Dec 2018

Shortage status:
Discontinued

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
Drug delivery system, transdermal Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 818 553

Deletion from market:
01 Dec 2018

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Reason:
Discontinuation

Supply details:
Constrained supply

DBL GLYCERYL TRINITRATE CONCENTRATE INJECTION 50mg/10mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 16341
Active ingredients:
glyceryl trinitrate
Injection, concentrated Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

From
30 May 2018
to
05 Jul 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Other

MINITRAN 10 glyceryl trinitrate 10mg/24 hour transdermal drug delivery system, sachet
AUST R: 52029
Active ingredients:
glyceryl trinitrate
Drug delivery system, transdermal iNova Pharmaceuticals (Australia) Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 630 056

From
27 Aug 2018
to
12 Nov 2018

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand