Losartan potassium - 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
COZAAR losartan potassium 50mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 54809
Active ingredients:
Losartan potassium
Tablet, film coated Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd
Phone: 1800818553

From
22 Oct 2018
to
23 Dec 2018

Shortage status:
Current

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand