mirtazapine - 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
MIRTAZAPINE SANDOZ ODT 15 mirtazapine 15 mg orally disintegrating tablets blister pack
AUST R: 183401
Active ingredients:
mirtazapine

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 369

From
13 Jul 2018
to
14 Dec 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

MIRTAZAPINE SANDOZ ODT 30 mirtazapine 30 mg orally disintegrating tablets blister pack
AUST R: 183402
Active ingredients:
mirtazapine

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 369

From
23 Apr 2018
to
14 Dec 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

MIRTAZAPINE SANDOZ ODT 45 mirtazapine 45 mg orally disintegrating tablets blister pack
AUST R: 183403
Active ingredients:
mirtazapine

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 369

From
30 Apr 2018
to
14 Dec 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

AVANZA SOLTAB mirtazapine 15mg orally disintegrating tablet blister pack
AUST R: 90597
Active ingredients:
mirtazapine

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 818 553

From
04 Dec 2018
to
28 Feb 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes

REMERON SOLTAB mirtazapine 15mg orally disintegrating tablet blister pack
AUST R: 90436
Active ingredients:
mirtazapine

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818553

From
04 Dec 2018
to
29 Nov 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes

AVANZA SOLTAB mirtazapine 30mg orally disintegrating tablet blister pack
AUST R: 90598
Active ingredients:
mirtazapine

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 818 553

From
04 Dec 2018
to
30 Oct 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes

AVANZA SOLTAB mirtazapine 45mg orally disintegrating tablet blister pack
AUST R: 90599
Active ingredients:
mirtazapine

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 818 553

From
04 Dec 2018
to
31 Aug 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes

REMERON SOLTAB mirtazapine 30mg orally disintegrating tablet blister pack
AUST R: 90437
Active ingredients:
mirtazapine

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 818 553

From
04 Dec 2018
to
28 Feb 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes

REMERON SOLTAB mirtazapine 45mg orally disintegrating tablet blister pack
AUST R: 90438
Active ingredients:
mirtazapine

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 818 553

From
04 Dec 2018
to
31 Jul 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes

AXIT 15 mirtazapine 15mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 97194
Active ingredients:
mirtazapine

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
28 Dec 2018
to
30 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

AXIT 30 mirtazapine 30mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 97195
Active ingredients:
mirtazapine

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
25 Feb 2019
to
31 May 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand