sertraline hydrochloride - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
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
30 Jun 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

Management action:
A Serious Shortage Substitution Notice for sertraline tablets has been implemented. Further information is at: https://www.tga.gov.au/serious-shortage-medicine-substitution-notices
Alternative unregistered products have been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.

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
31 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
A Serious Shortage Substitution Notice for sertraline tablets has been implemented. Further information is at: https://www.tga.gov.au/serious-shortage-medicine-substitution-notices
Alternative unregistered products have been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.

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
31 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
A Serious Shortage Substitution Notice for sertraline tablets has been implemented. Further information is at: https://www.tga.gov.au/serious-shortage-medicine-substitution-notices
Alternative unregistered products have been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.

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
31 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

Management action:
A Serious Shortage Substitution Notice for sertraline tablets has been implemented. Further information is at: https://www.tga.gov.au/serious-shortage-medicine-substitution-notices
Alternative unregistered products have been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.

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
22 Jun 2021
to
30 Jun 2021

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
A Serious Shortage Substitution Notice for sertraline tablets has been implemented. Further information is at: https://www.tga.gov.au/serious-shortage-medicine-substitution-notices
Alternative unregistered products have been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.

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
02 Jul 2021
to
16 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

Management action:
A Serious Shortage Substitution Notice for sertraline tablets has been implemented. Further information is at: https://www.tga.gov.au/serious-shortage-medicine-substitution-notices
Alternative unregistered products have been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.

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:
02 8877 8333

From
28 Apr 2021
to
18 Jun 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

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 Apr 2021
to
02 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

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
24 Feb 2021
to
20 May 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

SERTRA 100 sertraline (as hydrochloride) 100 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 213181
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
04 Dec 2020
to
04 Jun 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

SERTRALINE SANDOZ sertraline 100mg (as hydrochloride) film coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 98698
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
12 Dec 2020
to
09 Apr 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

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:
1800 726 369

From
01 Feb 2021
to
09 Apr 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

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:
02 8877 8333

From
28 Apr 2020
to
14 May 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in demand due to other sponsors unable to supply

SETRONA sertraline (as hydrochloride) 100 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 116636
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sun Pharma ANZ Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 229

From
17 Dec 2020
to
31 May 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

SETRONA sertraline (as hydrochloride) 50 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 116623
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sun Pharma ANZ Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 229

From
15 Jan 2021
to
31 May 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

SERTRALINE AN sertraline (as hydrochloride) 100mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 195326
Active ingredients:
sertraline hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Amneal Pharma Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

Deletion from market:
01 Dec 2020

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability