calcium folinate - 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 details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
Pfizer (Perth) LEUCOVORIN CALCIUM folinic acid (as calcium folinate) 100mg/10mL injection USP ampoule
AUST R: 61887
Active ingredients:
calcium folinate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 9850 3333

From
25 Jan 2019
to
14 May 2019

Status:
Anticipated

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

TGA Management Actions:
4/1/19 Other strengths are available