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 Dose form Sponsor Shortage dates Shortage details
Pfizer (Perth) LEUCOVORIN CALCIUM folinic acid (as calcium folinate) 50mg/5mL injection Usp ampoule
AUST R: 61885
Active ingredients:
calcium folinate
Injection, solution Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 02 9850 3333

From
01 Aug 2018
to
30 Oct 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing