cyproterone acetate - 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
CYPROSTAT cyproterone acetate 50mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 156921
Active ingredients:
cyproterone acetate

Sponsor:
Bayer Australia Ltd

Phone:
1800 008 757

Deletion from market:
01 Oct 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes

BRENDA-35 ED tablet blister pack
AUST R: 55128
Active ingredients:
cyproterone acetate
ethinylestradiol

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

Deletion from market:
18 Jun 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

TGA Management Actions:
This discontinuation is applicable to 1x28 pack size only. An alternative pack size is available.

APO-CYPROTERONE ACETATE cyproterone acetate 100mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 101535
Active ingredients:
cyproterone acetate

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

Deletion from market:
15 Nov 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes

CYPROTERONE SANDOZ cyproterone acetate 50 mg tablet bottle
AUST R: 107330
Active ingredients:
cyproterone acetate

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
26 Mar 2021
to
14 May 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

DIANE-35 ED tablet blister pack
AUST R: 33647
Active ingredients:
cyproterone acetate
ethinylestradiol

Sponsor:
Bayer Australia Ltd

Phone:
1800 008 757

From
01 Apr 2021
to
15 May 2021

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

JULIET-35 ED tablet blister pack
AUST R: 75554
Active ingredients:
cyproterone acetate
ethinylestradiol

Sponsor:
Bayer Australia Ltd

Phone:
1800008757

From
01 Apr 2021
to
15 May 2021

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing