aspirin - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
PIAX PLUS ASPIRIN 75/100 clopidogrel (as hydrogen sulfate) and aspirin 75 mg/100 mg uncoated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 219059
Active ingredients:
aspirin
clopidogrel hydrogen sulfate

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Medis Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
+61 2 9251 1088

From
23 Feb 2024
to
08 Aug 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

CLOPIDOGREL WINTHROP PLUS ASPIRIN 75 mg/100 mg clopidogrel (as hydrogen sulfate)/aspirin tablet blister pack
AUST R: 150470
Active ingredients:
aspirin
clopidogrel hydrogen sulfate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818806

Deletion from market:
18 Nov 2024

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternative brands available