sildenafil citrate - 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
APO-SILDENAFIL sildenafil (as citrate) 100mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 164806
Active ingredients:
sildenafil citrate

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

Deletion from market:
15 Jun 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes

APO-SILDENAFIL PHT sildenafil (as citrate) 20mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 164810
Active ingredients:
sildenafil citrate

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

Deletion from market:
28 Feb 2021

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

TGA Management Actions:
Other generic by same sponsor available – SILDENAFIL PHT APOTEX 20 mg sildenafil (as citrate) 20 mg film-coated tablets blister pack - ARTG 188717