estradiol hemihydrate - 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
ZOELY nomegestrol acetate 2.5 mg and estradiol 1.5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 168332
Active ingredients:
estradiol hemihydrate
nomegestrol acetate

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818553

From
12 Nov 2020
to
20 Nov 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

ESTROGEL estradiol (as hemihydrate) 0.06% w/w gel pump pack
AUST R: 301620
Active ingredients:
estradiol hemihydrate

Sponsor:
Besins Healthcare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800237467

From
05 Nov 2020
to
20 Nov 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand