phenelzine sulfate - 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
NARDIL phenelzine 15mg (as sulfate) tablet bottle
AUST R: 93600
Active ingredients:
phenelzine sulfate

Sponsor:
Link Medical Products Pty Ltd T/A Link Pharmaceuticals

Phone:
1800 181 060

Deletion from market:
02 Apr 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

TGA Management Actions:
The sponsor of Nardil (phenelzine sulfate) tablets has notified the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) that they can no longer supply this medication in Australia. The TGA have published a joint statement with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia to assist patients and health professionals. Information is available at https://www.tga.gov.au/alert/phenelzine-nardil-discontinuation