diclofenac sodium - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
APO-DICLOFENAC diclofenac sodium 50mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 160730
Active ingredients:
diclofenac sodium

Dosage form:
Tablet, enteric coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
01 Oct 2021
to
26 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-DICLOFENAC diclofenac sodium 25mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 160729
Active ingredients:
diclofenac sodium

Dosage form:
Tablet, enteric coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
25 Jan 2021
to
23 Sep 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

CLONAC diclofenac sodium 25 mg modified release tablet blister pack
AUST R: 272878
Active ingredients:
diclofenac sodium

Dosage form:
Tablet, enteric coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
17 Sep 2021
to
01 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

DICLOFENAC SANDOZ diclofenac sodium 25mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 63664
Active ingredients:
diclofenac sodium

Dosage form:
Tablet, enteric coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
21 May 2021
to
02 Sep 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

FENAC diclofenac sodium 25mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 165707
Active ingredients:
diclofenac sodium

Dosage form:
Tablet, enteric coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
16 Apr 2021
to
16 Sep 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

VOLTAREN diclofenac sodium 25mg suppository blister pack
AUST R: 96810
Active ingredients:
diclofenac sodium

Dosage form:
Suppository, moulded

Sponsor:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800635202

From
21 Jun 2021
to
30 Sep 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Transport / Logistic issues / Storage capacity issues