amlodipine besilate - 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
CADIVAST 10/10 amlodipine (as besilate) and atorvastatin (as calcium) 10 mg/10 mg tablets bottle
AUST R: 199215
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
atorvastatin calcium trihydrate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
21 Jan 2018
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

CADIVAST 10/20 amlodipine (as besilate) and atorvastatin (as calcium) 10 mg/20 mg tablets bottle
AUST R: 199223
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
atorvastatin calcium trihydrate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
14 Jan 2018
to
30 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

CADIVAST 5/10 amlodipine (as besilate) and atorvastatin (as calcium) 5 mg/10 mg tablets bottle
AUST R: 199213
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
atorvastatin calcium trihydrate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
18 Feb 2018
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

CADIVAST 5/80 amlodipine (as besilate) and atorvastatin (as calcium) 5 mg/80 mg tablets bottle
AUST R: 199210
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
atorvastatin calcium trihydrate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
21 Jan 2018
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

NORDIP amlodipine (as besilate) 10mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 133146
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
22 Dec 2018
to
30 Jun 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Related information:

AMLODIPINE GH amlodipine 5 mg (as besilate) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 140104
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate

Sponsor:
Generic Health Pty Ltd

Phone:
03 9809 7900

From
05 Dec 2018
to
26 Feb 2019

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

Related information:

NORDIP amlodipine (as besilate) 5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 133159
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
19 Dec 2018
to
30 Nov 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

CADIVAST 10/40 amlodipine (as besilate) and atorvastatin (as calcium) 10 mg/40 mg tablets bottle
AUST R: 199225
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
atorvastatin calcium trihydrate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
15 Feb 2019
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

CADIVAST 5/40 amlodipine (as besilate) and atorvastatin (as calcium) 5 mg/40 mg tablets bottle
AUST R: 199214
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
atorvastatin calcium trihydrate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
28 Dec 2018
to
30 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-AMLODIPINE amlodipine 5 mg (as besilate) tablet bottle
AUST R: 135145
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

Deletion from market:
30 Apr 2019

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Commercial Changes

BLOOMS THE CHEMIST amlodipine 5 mg (as besilate) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 135127
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

Deletion from market:
01 May 2019

Status:
Discontinued

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Commercial Changes

TGA Management Actions:
Product to be changed over to BTC AMLODIPINE amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg tablet blister pack ARTG 30473

CADIVAST 5/20 amlodipine (as besilate) and atorvastatin (as calcium) 5 mg/20 mg tablets bottle
AUST R: 199222
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
atorvastatin calcium trihydrate

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
18 Apr 2019
to
30 Apr 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing