methotrexate - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
METHOBLASTIN PFS methotrexate as sodium 10 mg/0.4 mL solution for injection pre-filled syringe
AUST R: 279544
Active ingredients:
methotrexate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

Deletion from market:
28 Feb 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

METHOBLASTIN PFS methotrexate as sodium 15 mg/0.6 mL solution for injection pre-filled syringe
AUST R: 279551
Active ingredients:
methotrexate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

Deletion from market:
19 Mar 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

METHOBLASTIN PFS methotrexate as sodium 20 mg/0.8 mL solution for injection pre-filled syringe
AUST R: 279552
Active ingredients:
methotrexate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

Deletion from market:
28 Feb 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

METHOBLASTIN PFS methotrexate as sodium 25 mg/1 mL solution for injection pre-filled syringe
AUST R: 279553
Active ingredients:
methotrexate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

Deletion from market:
30 Apr 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

METHOBLASTIN PFS methotrexate as sodium 7.5 mg/0.3 mL solution for injection pre-filled syringe
AUST R: 279543
Active ingredients:
methotrexate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800-675-229

Deletion from market:
28 Feb 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

METHOTREXATE ACCORD methotrexate 50mg/2mL injection vial
AUST R: 213736
Active ingredients:
methotrexate

Dosage form:
Injection, solution

Sponsor:
Accord Healthcare Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 222 673

Deletion from market:
01 Dec 2021

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability