Tramadol sustained release 200 mg (Tramal 200 SR): Supply issue

Supply issue Active

Seqirus has advised us of a supply issue for its brand Tramal SR 200 (tramadol) sustained release 200 mg tablets (p/code 2149524).

There are no supply issues for the other presentations of tramadol.

Resupply expected late September 2021

Stock is currently in transit to New Zealand and is due to arrive late September 2021. There is limited existing stock available.

Alternative product: 2 x 100 mg tablets

We have received clinical advice that people can take 2 x 100 mg tramadol tablets (p/code 2149508) instead of 1 x 200 mg tablet.

There is ample stock of the 100 mg tablets to cover this out of stock.

Who to contact

If you have any questions about the supply of tramadol, contact Seqirus:

If you have any questions about the funding of tramadol, email enquiry@pharmac.govt.nz