Zoledronic acid - 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 Dose form Sponsor Shortage dates Shortage details
ZOMETA zoledronic acid 4mg/5mL concentrated injection vial
AUST R: 90882
Active ingredients:
Zoledronic acid
Injection, concentrated Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 671 203

From
18 Jan 2018
to
04 Jul 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand