captopril - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
ZEDACE Captopril 25mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 57370
Active ingredients:
captopril

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
30 Jun 2023
to
07 May 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

ZEDACE Captopril 50mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 57371
Active ingredients:
captopril

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
19 Dec 2023
to
07 May 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
A captopril tablet product may be available via the Special Access Scheme: https://www.tga.gov.au/products/prescribe-unapproved-therapeutic-good-health-practitioners

CAPOTEN captopril 5mg/mL oral liquid bottle
AUST R: 68962
Active ingredients:
captopril

Dosage form:
Oral Liquid, solution

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

Deletion from market:
28 Apr 2023

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability