alendronate sodium - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
Alendronate Plus D3 70 mg/70 ug APOTEX alendronic acid (as sodium) 70 mg and colecalciferol 70 microgram tablet blister pack
AUST R: 220366
Active ingredients:
alendronate sodium
colecalciferol

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
26 Mar 2021
to
15 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

ALENDRONATE PLUS D3 SANDOZ 70 mg/70 microgram alendronate (as sodium) and colecalciferol 70 mg/70 microgram (2800 IU) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 206929
Active ingredients:
alendronate sodium
colecalciferol

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Dr Reddys Laboratories Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
0427 306 107

From
02 Aug 2020
to
23 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Alendronate Plus D3 70 mg/140 ug APOTEX alendronic acid (as sodium) 70 mg and colecalciferol 140 microgram tablet blister pack
AUST R: 220369
Active ingredients:
alendronate sodium
colecalciferol

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
26 Mar 2021
to
16 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

FOSAMAX PLUS ONCE WEEKLY alendronic acid 70 mg (as alendronate sodium) and colecalciferol 70 micrograms tablet blister pack
AUST R: 113482
Active ingredients:
alendronate sodium
colecalciferol

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

From
01 May 2021
to
15 Jun 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand