telmisartan - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
TELMISARTAN/HCT SANDOZ 80mg/12.5mg telmisartan 80mg / hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg blister pack
AUST R: 201359
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
telmisartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 369

From
09 May 2024
to
03 Jun 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
The sponsor is working to expedite the next shipment. Alternative generic products are available.

TELMISARTAN/HCT SANDOZ 80mg/25mg telmisartan 80mg / hydrochlorothiazide 25mg blister pack
AUST R: 201358
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
telmisartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 369

From
09 Dec 2022
to
22 Feb 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing