pantoprazole sodium sesquihydrate - 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
SOMAC pantoprazole 40mg (as sodium sesquihydrate) enteric-coated granules sachet
AUST R: 148005
Active ingredients:
pantoprazole sodium sesquihydrate

Sponsor:
Takeda Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 957

From
22 May 2019
to
18 Jun 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-PANTOPRAZOLE pantoprazole sodium 20mg enteric coated tablets bottle
AUST R: 156339
Active ingredients:
pantoprazole sodium sesquihydrate

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
01 Jun 2019
to
31 Aug 2019

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

PANTOPRAZOLE AN pantoprazole (as sodium sesquihydrate) 20 mg enteric-coated tablet blister pack.
AUST R: 158196
Active ingredients:
pantoprazole sodium sesquihydrate

Sponsor:
Amneal Pharma Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

Deletion from market:
30 Jun 2019

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes

SALPRAZ pantoprazole (as sodium sesquihydrate) 20 mg enteric-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 158202
Active ingredients:
pantoprazole sodium sesquihydrate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
06 Mar 2018
to
30 Jun 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

PANTOPRAZOLE GENERICHEALTH pantoprazole (as sodium sesquihydrate) 40 mg enteric-coated tablet blister pack.
AUST R: 191033
Active ingredients:
pantoprazole sodium sesquihydrate

Sponsor:
Generic Health Pty Ltd

Phone:
03 9809 7900

From
08 Apr 2019
to
07 Jun 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

APOTEX-PANTOPRAZOLE pantoprazole sodium 40mg enteric coated tablets blister pack
AUST R: 156340
Active ingredients:
pantoprazole sodium sesquihydrate

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

Deletion from market:
09 May 2019

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes