Telmisartan - 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
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

TELMISARTAN MYLAN telmisartan 80 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 180995
Active ingredients:
Telmisartan

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
10 Jan 2019
to
01 Dec 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