methotrexate - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
METHOTREXATE EBEWE methotrexate 5000mg/50mL concentrated injection vial
AUST R: 120618
Active ingredients:
methotrexate

Dosage form:
Injection, concentrated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
09 Jul 2021
to
05 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

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