ranitidine hydrochloride - 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
Suspended from ARTG – AUSRAN ranitidine 150mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 97354
Active ingredients:
ranitidine hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
18 Sep 2019
to
02 Jul 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

TGA Management Actions:
Please find the TGA alert on ranitidine - containing products at https://www.tga.gov.au/alert/ranitidine-0

Suspended from ARTG – AUSRAN ranitidine 300mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 97355
Active ingredients:
ranitidine hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
18 Sep 2019
to
02 Jul 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

TGA Management Actions:
Please find the TGA alert on ranitidine - containing products at https://www.tga.gov.au/alert/ranitidine-0

Suspended from ARTG RANI 2 ranitidine 150mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 285696
Active ingredients:
ranitidine hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

Deletion from market:
29 Dec 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

Suspended from ARTG RANI 2 ranitidine 300mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 285693
Active ingredients:
ranitidine hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

Deletion from market:
29 Dec 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

Suspended from ARTG - ZANTAC ranitidine 150mg/10mL (as hydrochloride) oral liquid bottle
AUST R: 35188
Active ingredients:
ranitidine hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

Deletion from market:
24 Sep 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Product Recall

Suspended from ARTG - ZANTAC ranitidine 300mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 53323
Active ingredients:
ranitidine hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

Deletion from market:
24 Sep 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Product Recall

Suspended from ARTG - ZANTAC ranitidine 150mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 53324
Active ingredients:
ranitidine hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

Deletion from market:
24 Sep 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Product Recall

Suspended from ARTG - ZANTAC ranitidine 50mg/2mL (as hydrochloride) injection ampoule
AUST R: 12536
Active ingredients:
ranitidine hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

Deletion from market:
24 Sep 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Product Recall