Irbesartan - 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
IRBESARTAN MYLAN irbesartan 300 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 214581
Active ingredients:
Irbesartan

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
29 Dec 2018
to
31 Jan 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

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