Amlodipine - 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 Dose form Sponsor Shortage dates Shortage details
NORVASC amlodipine 5mg (as besilate) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 42902
Active ingredients:
Amlodipine
Tablet, uncoated Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229

From
27 Apr 2018
to
21 May 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing

NORVASC amlodipine 10mg (as besilate) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 42903
Active ingredients:
Amlodipine
Tablet, uncoated Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800 675 229.

From
27 Apr 2018
to
21 May 2018

Shortage status:
Resolved

Reason:
Manufacturing