oxycodone hydrochloride - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
OXYCODONE SANDOZ oxycodone hydrochloride 10 mg modified release tablet blister pack
AUST R: 153597
Active ingredients:
oxycodone hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, modified release

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
24 Jun 2022
to
16 Dec 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

OXYCODONE BNM oxycodone hydrochloride 10mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 227833
Active ingredients:
oxycodone hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Boucher & Muir Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800627680

Deletion from market:
01 Jul 2023

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Other brands available

OXYCODONE BNM oxycodone hydrochloride 20mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 227841
Active ingredients:
oxycodone hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Boucher & Muir Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800627680

Deletion from market:
31 Jan 2023

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternative brands available

OXYCODONE BNM oxycodone hydrochloride 5mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 227847
Active ingredients:
oxycodone hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Capsule, hard

Sponsor:
Boucher & Muir Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800627680

Deletion from market:
31 Jan 2023

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Transport / Logistic issues / Storage capacity issues

Management action:
Other brands available