sertraline hydrochloride - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
ELEVA 50 sertraline (as hydrochloride) 50 mg tablet bottle
AUST R: 95582
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
05 Oct 2021
to
30 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

SERTRALINE SANDOZ sertraline 50mg (as hydrochloride) film coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 98697
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
23 Sep 2021
to
29 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Transport / Logistic issues / Storage capacity issues

APO-SERTRALINE sertraline (as hydrochloride) 100mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 213180
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
16 Jul 2021
to
06 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-SERTRALINE sertraline (as hydrochloride) 50mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 213177
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
16 Jul 2021
to
13 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

ELEVA 100 sertraline (as hydrochloride) 100 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 95583
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
26 Jul 2021
to
27 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

ELEVA 100 sertraline (as hydrochloride) 100 mg tablet bottle
AUST R: 95584
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
23 Apr 2021
to
03 Sep 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

ELEVA 50 sertraline (as hydrochloride) 50 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 95581
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
28 Jun 2021
to
03 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

SERTRALINE GENERICHEALTH sertraline 50mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 124855
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Generic Health Pty Ltd

Phone:
+61 3 9809 7900

From
25 May 2021
to
03 Sep 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

SERTRALINE GENERICHEALTH sertraline100mg (as hydrochloride) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 124856
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Generic Health Pty Ltd

Phone:
+61 3 9809 7900

From
10 Feb 2021
to
30 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

ZOLOFT sertraline (as hydrochloride) 100 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 321602
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Upjohn Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
16 May 2021
to
27 Sep 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

SERTRALINE-STR sertraline (as hydrochloride) 100 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 107071
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

Deletion from market:
27 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Other generic by the same sponsor available - AUST R 213181 - SERTRA 100 sertraline (as hydrochloride) 100mg tablet blister pack

SERTRALINE-STR sertraline (as hydrochloride) 50 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 107067
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

Deletion from market:
08 Sep 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
This product has been replaced by SERTRA 50 sertraline (as hydrochloride) 50 mg tablet blister pack - AUSTR 213178