Candesartan cilexetil - 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
ATACAND candesartan cilexetil 8mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 64107
Active ingredients:
Candesartan cilexetil

Sponsor:
AstraZeneca Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 805 342

From
19 Oct 2018
to
03 Dec 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

ATACAND PLUS candesartan cilexetil & hydrochlorothiazide 16/12.5 tablet blister pack
AUST R: 76646
Active ingredients:
Candesartan cilexetil
Hydrochlorothiazide

Sponsor:
AstraZeneca Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 805 342

From
22 Oct 2018
to
22 Nov 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

ADESAN candesartan cilexetil 16 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 171016
Active ingredients:
Candesartan cilexetil

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
01 Dec 2018
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Related information:

ADESAN candesartan cilexetil 32 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 171017
Active ingredients:
Candesartan cilexetil

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
01 Aug 2018
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

ADESAN candesartan cilexetil 4 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 171019
Active ingredients:
Candesartan cilexetil

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
21 Aug 2018
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

ADESAN candesartan cilexetil 8 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 171022
Active ingredients:
Candesartan cilexetil

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
11 Jun 2018
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

ADESAN HCT 16/12.5 candesartan cilexetil/hydrochlorothiazide 16 mg/12.5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 163670
Active ingredients:
Candesartan cilexetil
Hydrochlorothiazide

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
12 Sep 2018
to
31 Jan 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Manufacturing

ADESAN HCT 32/25 candesartan cilexetil/hydrochlorothiazide 32 mg/25 mg tablets blister pack
AUST R: 206486
Active ingredients:
Candesartan cilexetil
Hydrochlorothiazide

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
14 Sep 2018
to
31 Jan 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Manufacturing

ADESAN HCT 32/12.5 candesartan cilexetil/hydrochlorothiazide 32 mg/12.5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 206485
Active ingredients:
Candesartan cilexetil
Hydrochlorothiazide

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
04 Sep 2018
to
31 Jan 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Manufacturing

CANDESARTAN GH candesartan cilexetil 16 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 195485
Active ingredients:
Candesartan cilexetil

Sponsor:
Generic Health Pty Ltd

Phone:
03 9809 7900

From
06 Jul 2018
to
20 Dec 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Other