zoledronic acid monohydrate - 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
OSTIRA zoledronic acid solution for infusion 5 mg/100 mL bag
AUST R: 188019
Active ingredients:
zoledronic acid monohydrate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800675229

Deletion from market:
30 Apr 2021

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

ZOLEDASTA zoledronic acid 5mg/100mL injection vial
AUST R: 205929
Active ingredients:
zoledronic acid monohydrate

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

Deletion from market:
24 Jul 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes

DBL ZOLEDRONIC ACID IV INFUSION zoledronic acid solution for infusion 4 mg/100 mL bag
AUST R: 188261
Active ingredients:
zoledronic acid monohydrate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

Deletion from market:
30 Apr 2021

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

DBL ZOLEDRONIC ACID CONCENTRATED INJECTION 4 mg/5 mL concentrated injection vial
AUST R: 182071
Active ingredients:
zoledronic acid monohydrate

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800675229

From
09 Apr 2021
to
31 May 2021

Status:
Anticipated

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing