calcium folinate - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
DBL LEUCOVORIN CALCIUM folinic acid 300 mg/30 mL (as calcium folinate) injection vial
AUST R: 116688
Active ingredients:
calcium folinate

Dosage form:
Injection

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

From
27 Jun 2023
to
05 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. The approval holder, ORSPEC Pharma Pty Ltd, can be contacted for details on supply on 02 4339 4239.

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
11 Jan 2024
to
31 May 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternate product available via Special Access Scheme (SAS).

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
01 Feb 2024
to
05 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
The sponsor is closely controlling the supply.
Alternate product available via Special Access Scheme (SAS).

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

Deletion from market:
01 May 2024

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Other strengths are available