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
SEVIKAR 40/5 olmesartan medoxomil / amlodipine (as besilate) 40/5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 157563
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818553

From
12 Oct 2020
to
04 Nov 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

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

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818553

From
14 Sep 2020
to
04 Nov 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

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

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 818 553

From
04 Nov 2019
to
28 Sep 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

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

Sponsor:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800941148

From
29 Nov 2019
to
25 Sep 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

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

Sponsor:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800941148

From
29 Nov 2019
to
25 Sep 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

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

Sponsor:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800941148

From
14 Jan 2020
to
25 Sep 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

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

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818553

From
09 Mar 2020
to
26 Oct 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

SEVIKAR HCT 40/10/12.5 Olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg, amlodipine (as besilate) 10 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 199005
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818553

From
09 Mar 2020
to
01 Feb 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

SEVIKAR HCT 40/10/25 Olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg, amlodipine (as besilate) 10 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 199000
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818553

From
09 Mar 2020
to
12 Oct 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in 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

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818553

From
28 Sep 2020
to
15 Dec 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

SEVIKAR HCT 40/5/12.5 Olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg, amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 199006
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818553

From
20 Apr 2020
to
01 Feb 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in 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

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818553

From
01 Jun 2020
to
23 Nov 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

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

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
22 Jun 2020
to
28 Sep 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

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

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
08 Jun 2020
to
28 Sep 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

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

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
06 Jul 2020
to
28 Sep 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

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

Sponsor:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800941148

From
28 May 2020
to
25 Sep 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

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

Sponsor:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800941148

From
28 May 2020
to
25 Sep 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

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

Sponsor:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800941148

From
28 May 2020
to
25 Sep 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

SEVIKAR 20/5 olmesartan medoxomil / amlodipine (as besilate) 20/5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 157565
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Sponsor:
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818553

From
25 Jun 2020
to
11 Dec 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

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

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
20 Jul 2020
to
28 Sep 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected Increase in Demand

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

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
07 Sep 2020
to
28 Sep 2020

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other

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:
1800 274 276

From
12 Oct 2020
to
30 Nov 2020

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-Perindopril Arginine/Amlodipine 5/5 perindopril arginine 5 mg and amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg uncoated tablet bottle
AUST R: 224306
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
perindopril arginine

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
09 Nov 2020
to
21 Dec 2020

Status:
Anticipated

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Other