lansoprazole - medicine shortage information

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If you are having difficulty obtaining a medicine that has been prescribed to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. In most cases your doctor and pharmacist will know about the possible substitute medicines to continue your care.

In some cases the Supply Detail section below will provide information about the special arrangements that are in place for your health professional to prescribe or supply a substitute medicine. These may include reference to Special Access Scheme or "Under section 19A"

Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
LANSOPRAZOLE ODT GH lansoprazole 15 mg orally disintegrating tablet blister pack
AUST R: 216793
Active ingredients:
lansoprazole

Sponsor:
Lupin Australia Pty Limited

Phone:
0398097900

From
04 Jun 2020
to
31 Oct 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

ZOPRAL lansoprazole 15 mg enteric capsule blister pack
AUST R: 166764
Active ingredients:
lansoprazole

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
02 Jul 2020
to
01 Oct 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

LANSOPRAZOLE ODT GH lansoprazole 30 mg orally disintegrating tablet blister pack
AUST R: 216792
Active ingredients:
lansoprazole

Sponsor:
Lupin Australia Pty Limited

Phone:
0398097900

From
26 Aug 2020
to
30 Oct 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

ZOTON FasTabs lansoprazole 15 mg orally disintegrating tablets blister pack
AUST R: 153575
Active ingredients:
lansoprazole

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
31 Oct 2020
to
31 Jan 2021

Status:
Anticipated

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

ZOPRAL ODT lansoprazole 15 mg orally disintegrating tablet blister pack
AUST R: 187430
Active ingredients:
lansoprazole

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
28 Aug 2020
to
30 Nov 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing