simvastatin - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
PHARMACOR EZETIMIBE SIMVASTATIN 10/10 ezetimibe & simvastatin 10/10 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 299002
Active ingredients:
ezetimibe
simvastatin

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Pharmacor Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300138805

From
16 Oct 2023
to
15 Feb 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

PHARMACOR EZETIMIBE SIMVASTATIN 10/40 ezetimibe & simvastatin 10/40 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 299000
Active ingredients:
ezetimibe
simvastatin

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Pharmacor Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300138805

From
15 Dec 2023
to
28 Feb 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

SIMVASTATIN-TIH simvastatin 80 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 211955
Active ingredients:
simvastatin

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
15 Dec 2023
to
12 Jan 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

ZEKLEN 10 mg/10 mg ezetimibe 10 mg and simvastatin 10 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 233034
Active ingredients:
ezetimibe
simvastatin

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

Deletion from market:
02 Dec 2024

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

ZEKLEN 10 mg/20 mg ezetimibe 10 mg and simvastatin 20 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 232437
Active ingredients:
ezetimibe
simvastatin

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

Deletion from market:
02 Sep 2024

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

ZEKLEN 10 mg/40 mg ezetimibe 10 mg and simvastatin 40 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 232438
Active ingredients:
ezetimibe
simvastatin

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

Deletion from market:
28 Jun 2024

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

ZEKLEN 10 mg/80 mg ezetimibe 10 mg and simvastatin 80 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 232439
Active ingredients:
ezetimibe
simvastatin

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

Deletion from market:
01 Jul 2024

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability