norethisterone - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
BREVINOR 28 DAY tablet blister pack
AUST R: 62132
Active ingredients:
ethinylestradiol
norethisterone

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
26 Mar 2020
to
15 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

NORINYL-1 28 DAY tablet blister pack
AUST R: 61643
Active ingredients:
mestranol
norethisterone

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
30 Jul 2020
to
31 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

BREVINOR-1 28 DAY tablet blister pack
AUST R: 62134
Active ingredients:
ethinylestradiol
norethisterone

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
27 Mar 2020
to
30 Apr 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

NORIMIN 28 day tablet blister pack
AUST R: 62133
Active ingredients:
ethinylestradiol
norethisterone

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
26 Mar 2020
to
31 Mar 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing