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 200mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 12333
Active ingredients:
medroxyprogesterone acetate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
20 Feb 2019
to
04 Apr 2019

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Available

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:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

RALOVERA medroxyprogesterone acetate 5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 46531
Active ingredients:
medroxyprogesterone acetate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
20 May 2019
to
30 Jun 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing