calcitriol - medicine shortage information

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If you are having difficulty obtaining a medicine that has been prescribed to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. In most cases your doctor and pharmacist will know about the possible substitute medicines to continue your care.

In some cases the Supply Detail section below will provide information about the special arrangements that are in place for your health professional to prescribe or supply a substitute medicine. These may include reference to Special Access Scheme or "Under section 19A"

Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
APO-CALCITRIOL calcitriol 0.25 microgram capsule blister pack
AUST R: 240872
Active ingredients:
calcitriol

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

Deletion from market:
01 Jul 2020

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

SICAL calcitriol 0.25 microgram capsule blister pack
AUST R: 236776
Active ingredients:
calcitriol

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
13 Aug 2019
to
30 Jul 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing