Medroxyprogesterone acetate - 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
PROVERA medroxyprogesterone acetate 500mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 12336
Active ingredients:
Medroxyprogesterone acetate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
24 Nov 2018
to
22 Dec 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Manufacturing

RALOVERA medroxyprogesterone acetate 10mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 46532
Active ingredients:
Medroxyprogesterone acetate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
14 Dec 2018
to
19 Jan 2019

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

Related information:

RALOVERA medroxyprogesterone acetate 10mg tablet bottle
AUST R: 46534
Active ingredients:
Medroxyprogesterone acetate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
30 Dec 2018
to
22 Jan 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

PROVERA medroxyprogesterone acetate 100mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 12331
Active ingredients:
Medroxyprogesterone acetate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800675229

From
07 Jan 2019
to
11 Mar 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

TGA Management Actions:
10/01/19 Sponsor is working to expedite the next shipment