Aripiprazole 5 mg: Supply issue

Supply issue Active

There will be a supply issue affecting the registered brand of aripiprazole 5 mg tablets during July and August 2023.

Affected product

Sandoz has advised that they will be out of stock of the aripiprazole 5 mg tablets from July to August 2023.

  • Chemical: Aripiprazole    
  • Brand: Aripiprazole Sandoz
  • Presentation: Tab 5 mg
  • Pharmacode: 2544520

Schedule listing for aripiprazole(external link)

No other presentations are affected by this supply issue.

Alternative product

We have listed an alternative section 29 product from 1 June 2023:

  • Aripiprazole (Ascend Aripiprazole) tab 5 mg
  • Pharmacode: 2658259
  • Section 29 and wastage claimable

This listing will show on the Schedule once it's updated for June 2023.

Who to contact

If you have questions about this issue, email

Please include as much information as you can about the product (presentation, brand, pharmacode) and who your wholesaler is.  

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