calcium folinate - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
DBL LEUCOVORIN CALCIUM folinic acid 50 mg/5 mL (as calcium folinate) injection USP vial (NF)
AUST R: 42148
Active ingredients:
calcium folinate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
28 Feb 2022
to
16 Aug 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

Pfizer (Australia) LEUCOVORIN CALCIUM folinic acid (as calcium folinate) 100mg/10mL injection USP ampoule
AUST R: 61887
Active ingredients:
calcium folinate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

From
20 Sep 2022
to
20 Sep 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

Pfizer (Australia) LEUCOVORIN CALCIUM folinic acid (as calcium folinate) 50mg/5mL injection USP ampoule
AUST R: 61885
Active ingredients:
calcium folinate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
17 Aug 2022
to
17 Aug 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

DBL LEUCOVORIN CALCIUM folinic acid 15 mg/2mL (as calcium folinate) injection ampoule
AUST R: 16351
Active ingredients:
calcium folinate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

Deletion from market:
01 Nov 2022

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternate strengths available