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
15 Jul 2024
to
13 Sep 2024

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
The sponsor is closely controlling the supply and
working to expedite the next shipment.

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
17 May 2024

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

Deletion from market:
01 May 2024

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Other strengths are available

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

Deletion from market:
02 Sep 2024

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available