donepezil hydrochloride - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
APO-DONEPEZIL donepezil hydrochloride (as monohydrate) 5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 213495
Active ingredients:
donepezil hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
16 Jul 2021
to
17 Dec 2021

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

ARICEPT donepezil hydrochloride 10mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 60178
Active ingredients:
donepezil hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
04 Jun 2021
to
30 Jun 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

ARICEPT donepezil hydrochloride 5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 60176
Active ingredients:
donepezil hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
08 Apr 2021
to
31 May 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

DONEPEZIL GH donepezil hydrochloride (as monohydrate) 10 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 193667
Active ingredients:
donepezil hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Generic Health Pty Ltd

Phone:
03 9809 7900

From
20 Nov 2020
to
03 Jun 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing