Hydrochlorothiazide - 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 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

PRITOR PLUS 80/12.5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 90889
Active ingredients:
Hydrochlorothiazide
Telmisartan

Sponsor:
Boehringer Ingelheim Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8875 8800

Deletion from market:
01 Jan 2019

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Discontinuation

PRITOR PLUS 80/25mg telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide tablet blister pack
AUST R: 162923
Active ingredients:
Hydrochlorothiazide
Telmisartan

Sponsor:
Boehringer Ingelheim Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8875 8800

Deletion from market:
01 Jan 2019

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Discontinuation

PRITOR PLUS 40/12.5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 90888
Active ingredients:
Hydrochlorothiazide
Telmisartan

Sponsor:
Boehringer Ingelheim Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8875 8806

Deletion from market:
01 Jan 2019

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Discontinuation

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

IRBESARTAN HCT MYLAN 300/12.5 irbesartan/hydrochlorothiazide 300/12.5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 215944
Active ingredients:
Hydrochlorothiazide
Irbesartan

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
17 Dec 2018
to
15 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

TELMISARTAN HCT MYLAN 80/25 MG telmisartan 80mg/hydrochlorothiazide 25mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 171089
Active ingredients:
Hydrochlorothiazide
Telmisartan

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
04 Jan 2019
to
14 Jan 2019

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

DILART HCT 80/12.5 mg valsartan 80 mg/hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 187397
Active ingredients:
Hydrochlorothiazide
Valsartan

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
23 Nov 2018
to
31 Dec 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Product Recall

DILART HCT 160/12.5 mg valsartan 160 mg/ hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 187403
Active ingredients:
Hydrochlorothiazide
Valsartan

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
23 Nov 2018
to
31 Dec 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Product Recall

DILART HCT 160/25 mg valsartan 160 mg/hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 187400
Active ingredients:
Hydrochlorothiazide
Valsartan

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
23 Nov 2018
to
31 Dec 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Product Recall

DILART HCT 320/12.5 mg valsartan 320 mg/hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 187402
Active ingredients:
Hydrochlorothiazide
Valsartan

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
23 Nov 2018
to
31 Dec 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Product Recall