sumatriptan succinate - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
SUMATRIPTAN SANDOZ Tablets 100 mg Sumatriptan (as succinate) 100 mg Tablets Blister
AUST R: 187215
Active ingredients:
sumatriptan succinate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Accord Healthcare Pty Ltd

Phone:
041838894

From
25 Oct 2019
to
09 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

SUMATRIPTAN SANDOZ Tablets 50 mg Sumatriptan (as succinate) 50 mg Tablets Blister
AUST R: 187214
Active ingredients:
sumatriptan succinate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Accord Healthcare Pty Ltd

Phone:
0418348894

From
25 May 2021
to
07 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-SUMATRIPTAN sumatriptan 50 mg (as succinate) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 160188
Active ingredients:
sumatriptan succinate

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
06 Aug 2021
to
24 Sep 2021

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

IPTAM sumatriptan (as succinate) 50mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 124086
Active ingredients:
sumatriptan succinate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
20 Jan 2021
to
30 Apr 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

SUMATRAN sumatriptan (as succinate) 100 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 187217
Active ingredients:
sumatriptan succinate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
18 Aug 2020
to
11 Jun 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

IMIGRAN sumatriptan 100mg (as succinate) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 38346
Active ingredients:
sumatriptan succinate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300659646

Deletion from market:
24 Jun 2020

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability