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
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:
1800 675 229

From
07 Sep 2017
to
30 Jul 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-Zoledronic Acid 4mg/5mL concentrated injection vial
AUST R: 190337
Active ingredients:
zoledronic acid monohydrate

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8202 8333

From
14 Mar 2018
to
31 Aug 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Related information:

TGA Management Actions:
3/4/19 Alternative generic products are available.