verapamil hydrochloride - 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
TARKA 4/240 trandolapril 4mg & verapamil hydrochloride 240mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 104664
Active ingredients:
trandolapril
verapamil hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Mylan Health Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
03 Mar 2020
to
28 Jul 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

ISOPTIN 180 SR 180mg verapamil hydrochloride tablet blister pack
AUST R: 54032
Active ingredients:
verapamil hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Mylan Health Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 314 527

From
11 May 2020
to
13 Aug 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

ISOPTIN verapamil hydrochloride 80mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 65503
Active ingredients:
verapamil hydrochloride

Sponsor:
Mylan Health Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 314 527

From
26 Aug 2020
to
31 Oct 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing