topiramate - 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
TAMATE topiramate 100mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 150446
Active ingredients:
topiramate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
19 Dec 2018
to
17 Aug 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

TAMATE topiramate 200mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 150444
Active ingredients:
topiramate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
26 Feb 2019
to
17 Aug 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

EPIRAMAX 25 topiramate 25 mg tablets blister pack
AUST R: 135552
Active ingredients:
topiramate

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
28 Jan 2020
to
06 Nov 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

EPIRAMAX 50 topiramate 50 mg tablets blister pack
AUST R: 135592
Active ingredients:
topiramate

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
14 Apr 2020
to
28 Aug 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other