amlodipine besilate - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
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

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
12 Nov 2021
to
30 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

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

From
01 Dec 2020
to
16 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

CADIVAST 10/80 amlodipine (as besilate) and atorvastatin (as calcium) 10 mg/80 mg tablets bottle
AUST R: 199217
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
atorvastatin calcium trihydrate

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
26 Oct 2021
to
16 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-Perindopril Arginine/Amlodipine 10/5 perindopril arginine 10 mg and amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg uncoated tablet bottle
AUST R: 224316
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
perindopril arginine

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
08 Oct 2021
to
05 Nov 2021

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:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
28 Apr 2021
to
05 Nov 2021

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:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

From
04 Jun 2021
to
05 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE 40/10 APOTEX 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:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
23 Jul 2021
to
05 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

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:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
23 Jul 2021
to
29 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

OLMEKAR 20/5 olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg / amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 290077
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

From
25 Jun 2021
to
22 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE 20/5 APOTEX olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg / amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 290089
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
01 Oct 2021
to
22 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

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

From
27 Aug 2021
to
15 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Transport / Logistic issues / Storage capacity issues

SEVIKAR 40/10 olmesartan medoxomil / amlodipine (as besilate) 40/10 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 157562
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

From
27 Aug 2021
to
15 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Transport / Logistic issues / Storage capacity issues

APO-Perindopril Arginine/Amlodipine 10/10 perindopril arginine 10 mg and amlodipine (as besilate) 10 mg uncoated tablet bottle
AUST R: 224300
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
perindopril arginine

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
16 Jul 2021
to
23 Sep 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing