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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
AMLODIPINE GH amlodipine 5 mg (as besilate) tablet blister pack
AUST R: 140104
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Generic Health Pty Ltd

Phone:
03 9809 7914

From
11 Apr 2024
to
28 Jun 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

APO-OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE 40/5 olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg / amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 290094
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

From
31 May 2024
to
05 Jul 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Transport / Logistic issues / Storage capacity issues

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

APO-OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE/HCTZ 40/5/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine/hydrochlorothiazide 40/5/12.5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 312010
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
31 Jul 2023
to
20 Sep 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

APO-OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE/HCTZ 40/5/25 olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine/hydrochlorothiazide 40/5/25 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 312007
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
31 Jul 2023
to
20 Sep 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

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

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
23 Apr 2024
to
31 Jul 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic product is available.

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

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800274276

From
13 May 2024
to
14 Jun 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE SANDOZ 40/5 olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg/ amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 366893
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 369

From
30 Apr 2024
to
15 Sep 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

PHARMACOR AMLODIPINE amlodipine (as besilate) 10 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 215706
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Pharmacor Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300138805

From
22 May 2024
to
15 Jul 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

Pharmacor Olmesartan Amlodipine 20/5 olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg / amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg tablets blister pack
AUST R: 302282
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Pharmacor Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300138805

From
01 Feb 2024
to
30 Jun 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

APO-OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE 40/10 olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg / amlodipine (as besilate) 10 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 290088
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
12 May 2023
to
01 Mar 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE/HCTZ 20/5/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine/hydrochlorothiazide 20/5/12.5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 312002
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
13 Jul 2023
to
12 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE/HCTZ 40/10/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine/hydrochlorothiazide 40/10/12.5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 312004
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
25 May 2023
to
12 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE/HCTZ 40/10/25 olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine/hydrochlorothiazide 40/10/25 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 311999
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
20 Jan 2023
to
12 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

OLAMLO HCT 40/10/25 olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine/hydrochlorothiazide 40/10/25 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 312008
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Accord Healthcare Pty Ltd

Phone:
0418348894

From
18 Jul 2023
to
02 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

OLAMLO HCT 40/5/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine/hydrochlorothiazide 40/5/12.5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 312003
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Accord Healthcare Pty Ltd

Phone:
+61418348894

From
01 Sep 2023
to
02 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

OLMEKAR 40/10 olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg / amlodipine (as besilate) 10 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 290078
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
11 Apr 2023
to
04 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

OLMEKAR 40/5 olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg / amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 290090
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
12 May 2023
to
04 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE SANDOZ 20/5 olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg / amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 366894
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 369

From
22 Feb 2024
to
11 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

SEVIKAR HCT 40/5/25 olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 199007
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

From
04 Mar 2024
to
28 Mar 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in demand due to other sponsors unable to supply

APO-Perindopril Arginine/Amlodipine 5/10 perindopril arginine 5 mg and amlodipine (as besilate) 10 mg uncoated tablet bottle
AUST R: 224292
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
perindopril arginine

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

Deletion from market:
08 Aug 2023

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
This product is being replaced by: APX-PERINDOPRIL ARGININE/ AMLODIPINE 5/10 perindopril arginine 5 mg/ amlodipine 10 mg uncoated tablet bottle - ARTG 200816

OLMESARTAN/ AMLODIPINE - MYL 20/5 olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg and amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 273618
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

Deletion from market:
31 Jul 2024

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

OLMESARTAN/ AMLODIPINE - MYL 40/10 olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg and amlodipine (as besilate) 10 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 273620
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

Deletion from market:
30 Aug 2024

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

OLMESARTAN/ AMLODIPINE - MYL 40/5 olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg and amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 273619
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

Deletion from market:
29 Mar 2024

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability