ondansetron hydrochloride dihydrate - 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
ONDANSETRON ACCORD ondansetron 4mg/2mL (as hydrochloride dihydrate) injection ampoule
AUST R: 205594
Active ingredients:
ondansetron hydrochloride dihydrate

Sponsor:
Accord Healthcare Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 222 673

From
01 Jan 2021
to
08 Mar 2021

Status:
Anticipated

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

ONDANSETRON ALPHAPHARM ondansetron (as hydrochloride dihydrate) 8 mg/4 mL solution for injection ampoule
AUST R: 155843
Active ingredients:
ondansetron hydrochloride dihydrate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
01 Apr 2020
to
06 Oct 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

ONDANSETRON AN ondansetron (as hydrochloride dihydrate) 4mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 173186
Active ingredients:
ondansetron hydrochloride dihydrate

Sponsor:
Amneal Pharma Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

Deletion from market:
18 Aug 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes

ONDANSETRON AN ondansetron (as hydrochloride dihydrate) 8mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 173187
Active ingredients:
ondansetron hydrochloride dihydrate

Sponsor:
Amneal Pharma Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

Deletion from market:
18 Aug 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes