amlodipine besilate - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
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
30 Sep 2022
to
10 Feb 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

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
07 Apr 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

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
23 Sep 2022
to
10 Feb 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

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:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
14 Oct 2022
to
24 Feb 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

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:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
16 Dec 2022
to
24 Mar 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

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
03 Mar 2023
to
07 Apr 2023

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

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

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
03 Mar 2023
to
07 Apr 2023

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

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 7922

From
13 Jul 2022
to
24 Nov 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer 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

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800 023 135

From
10 Jan 2022
to
03 Oct 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer 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

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

From
05 Oct 2022
to
05 Jan 2023

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

OLMEKAR HCT 40/10/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine (as besilate) and hydrochlorothiazide 40 mg/10 mg/12.5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 288850
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

Deletion from market:
06 Jan 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 ARTG 312004 - APO-OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE/HCTZ 40/10/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine/hydrochlorothiazide 40/10/12.5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack.

OLMEKAR HCT 40/10/25 olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine (as besilate) and hydrochlorothiazide 40 mg/10 mg/25 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 288843
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

Deletion from market:
22 Jul 2022

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Other generic by same sponsor available – APO-OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE/HCTZ 40/10/25 olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine/hydrochlorothiazide 40/10/25 mg film-coated tablet blister pack ARTG ID: 311999

OLMEKAR HCT 40/5/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine (as besilate) and hydrochlorothiazide 40 mg/5 mg/12.5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 288837
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

Deletion from market:
14 Oct 2022

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
This medicine is being replaced by another product: APO-OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE/HCTZ 40/5/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine/hydrochlorothiazide 40/5/12.5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack ARTG 312010