pioglitazone hydrochloride - 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
APOTEX-PIOGLITAZONE pioglitazone 15 mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 166911
Active ingredients:
pioglitazone hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
01 Mar 2019
to
01 May 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

APOTEX-PIOGLITAZONE pioglitazone 30 mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 166914
Active ingredients:
pioglitazone hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
01 Mar 2019
to
01 May 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

APOTEX-PIOGLITAZONE pioglitazone 45 mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 166913
Active ingredients:
pioglitazone hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
01 Mar 2019
to
01 May 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other