Drug Availability

HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that there is a supply interruption for nifedipine as follows:

Product ARTG Expected Return Date
Adefin® 10mg 92999 Discontinued
Adalat® Oros 20mg 60101 End June 2021
Adalat® Oros 30mg 76041 Early March 2021
Addos® XR 30mg 114825 Mid-late June 2020
APO-Nifedipine XR 30mg 152207 Mid-March 2020
Adefin® XL 30mg 91779 Discontinued
Adalat® Oros 60mg 76040 End-May 2021
Addos® XR 60mg 98806 Mid-late June 2020
Adefin® XL 60mg 91779 Discontinued
APO-Nifedipine XR 60mg 152208 Mid-March 2020

Limited supplies of nifedipine 30mg modified-release tablets are currently available at some warehouses. An internationally registered brand of nifedipine 30mg modified-release tablets and nifedipine 60mg modified-release tablets has been approved for supply under Section 19A of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989. Other presentations of nifedipine may be accessed via the Special Access Scheme (SAS) if necessary. Please note that SAS and Section 19A alternatives are subject to a longer lead-time and different pricing as they must be sourced internationally.

Retain this notice in a prominent position, including in other related business units until supplies return to normal. Report any problems identified with medicines, vaccines or medical devices to the TGA.

Should you require further information regarding this matter, please contact your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies.

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