dosulepin (dothiepin) hydrochloride - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
DOSULEPIN VIATRIS 75 dosulepin (dothiepin) hydrochloride 75 mg film coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 289784
Active ingredients:
dosulepin (dothiepin) hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
27 Jun 2022
to
31 Oct 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

DOTHEP 25 dosulepin (dothiepin) hydrochloride 25mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 34419
Active ingredients:
dosulepin (dothiepin) hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
01 Jul 2022
to
09 Sep 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

DOTHEP 75 dosulepin (dothiepin) hydrochloride 75mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 62910
Active ingredients:
dosulepin (dothiepin) hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
22 Jul 2022
to
30 Sep 2022

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Sponsor is closely controlling the supply.