vardenafil hydrochloride trihydrate - 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
LEVITRA 20 vardenafil 20mg (as hydrochloride trihydrate) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 90500
Active ingredients:
vardenafil hydrochloride trihydrate
Tablet, film coated Bayer Australia Ltd
Phone: 1800 008 757

From
01 Oct 2018
to
19 Mar 2019

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing

LEVITRA vardenafil 10mg (as hydrochloride trihydrate) orodispersible tablet blister pack
AUST R: 165902
Active ingredients:
vardenafil hydrochloride trihydrate
Tablet, orally disintegrating Bayer Australia Ltd
Phone: 1800 008 757

From
18 Jun 2018
to
31 Oct 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

LEVITRA 10 vardenafil 10mg (as hydrochloride trihydrate) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 90499
Active ingredients:
vardenafil hydrochloride trihydrate
Tablet, film coated Bayer Australia Ltd
Phone: 1800 008 757

From
18 Jun 2018
to
19 Mar 2019

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing

LEVITRA 5 vardenafil 5mg (as hydrochloride trihydrate) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 90498
Active ingredients:
vardenafil hydrochloride trihydrate
Tablet, film coated Bayer Australia Ltd
Phone: 1800 008 757

From
19 Sep 2018
to
19 Mar 2019

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Manufacturing