carbidopa monohydrate - 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"
||Supply Impact Dates
SINEMET CR levodopa/carbidopa 200 mg/50 mg modified release tablet bottle
AUST R: 171694
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd
1800 818 553
15 Jan 2019
15 Mar 2021
TGA Management Actions:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.