alendronate sodium - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
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
03 Aug 2021
to
04 Feb 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

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
04 Feb 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

REDDYMAX PLUS D-CAL alendronic acid (as sodium) 70 mg and colecalciferol 140 microgram tablet and calcium 500 mg tablet composite pack
AUST R: 222679
Active ingredients:
alendronate sodium
colecalciferol
microcrystalline cellulose
calcium carbonate

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Dr Reddys Laboratories Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
0427 306 107

Deletion from market:
01 Dec 2021

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability