drospirenone - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
YAZ drospirenone 3mg / ethinylestradiol 20 micrograms (as betadex clathrate) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 226241
Active ingredients:
drospirenone
ethinylestradiol

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Bayer Australia Ltd

Phone:
1800 008 757

From
01 Mar 2022
to
06 Apr 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand