diclofenac sodium - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
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 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

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 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

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
30 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

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
01 Sep 2021

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

VOLTAREN OPHTHA diclofenac sodium 1mg/mL eye drops bottle
AUST R: 96654
Active ingredients:
diclofenac sodium

Dosage form:
Eye Drops, solution

Sponsor:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 671 203

From
21 Sep 2020
to
31 Mar 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing