tetracosactide (tetracosactrin) - 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
SYNACTHEN DEPOT tetracosactide (tetracosactrin) zinc complex 1mg/1m L injection ampoule
AUST R: 11060
Active ingredients:
tetracosactide (tetracosactrin)

Sponsor:
Atnahs Pharma Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800899005

From
01 Feb 2019
to
01 Jun 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

TGA Management Actions:
Alternative unapproved products available under the Special Access Scheme. For further information about the SAS scheme please see https://www.tga.gov.au/form/special-access-scheme.

SYNACTHEN tetracosactide (tetracosactrin) 0.25mg/1mL injection ampoule
AUST R: 11058
Active ingredients:
tetracosactide (tetracosactrin)

Sponsor:
Atnahs Pharma Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800899005

From
02 Feb 2021
to
22 Apr 2021

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other