Drug Availability


HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that all suppliers of verapamil tablets and capsules are currently experiencing supply interruptions. Availability is summarised as follows:

Verapamil Tablets and Capsules


Brand Name ARTG Expected Return Date
40mg Anpec 80443 27th July 2015
Isoptin 65502 27th July 2015
80mg Anpec 80444, 80296 Available
Isoptin 65503 27th July 2015
120mg Isoptin 65505 End of July 2015
SR 160mg Veracaps 41033 Discontinued
SR 180mg Cordilox 54033 Available
Isoptin 54032 End of September 2015
SR 240mg Cordilox 10681 24th July 2015
Isoptin 12801 End of September 2015
Veracaps 41035 Discontinued


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.

Information regarding expected dates for supply may vary subject to delays which are out of our control. HPS Pharmacies does not accept responsibility for such changes but will endeavour to keep our clients updated as information is made available from drug manufacturers or wholesalers.

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