pemetrexed disodium - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
Pemetrexed SUN pemetrexed (as disodium) 1000mg/vial powder for injection vial
AUST R: 233817
Active ingredients:
pemetrexed disodium

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Sun Pharma ANZ Pty Ltd

Phone:
0298872600

From
01 Nov 2023
to
29 Mar 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
The sponsor is working to expedite the next shipment.

Pemetrexed SUN pemetrexed (as disodium) 100mg/vial powder for injection vial
AUST R: 233814
Active ingredients:
pemetrexed disodium

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Sun Pharma ANZ Pty Ltd

Phone:
0298872600

From
23 Nov 2022
to
15 Mar 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
The sponsor is working to expedite the next shipment.

Pemetrexed SUN pemetrexed (as disodium) 500mg/vial powder for injection vial
AUST R: 233816
Active ingredients:
pemetrexed disodium

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Sun Pharma ANZ Pty Ltd

Phone:
0298872600

From
01 Aug 2023
to
01 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
The sponsor is working to expedite the next shipment.

PEMETREXED ACCORD pemetrexed (as disodium) 500 mg powder for injection vial
AUST R: 222415
Active ingredients:
pemetrexed disodium

Dosage form:
Injection, powder for

Sponsor:
Accord Healthcare Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 222 673

Deletion from market:
19 Feb 2024

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.