fytic acid - 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
RADPHARM COLLOID kit for the preparation of Technetium(99mTc) calcium phytate injection composite pack
AUST R: 14332
Active ingredients:
fytic acid
calcium chloride dihydrate
potassium hydrogen phthalate

Sponsor:
Global Medical Solutions Australia Pty Limited T/A Radpharm Scientific

Phone:
02 9503 8100

From
19 Oct 2016
to
30 Sep 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Critical

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

Related information:

TGA Management Actions:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.