hydrochlorothiazide - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
BLOOMS THE CHEMIST CANDESARTAN HCTZ 32/25 candesartan cilexetil 32 mg & hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 260000
Active ingredients:
candesartan cilexetil
hydrochlorothiazide

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 833

From
14 May 2021
to
15 Apr 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Other

ENALAPRIL/HCT SANDOZ 20mg/6mg enalapril maleate 20mg and hydrochlorothiazide 6mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 126490
Active ingredients:
enalapril maleate
hydrochlorothiazide

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
23 Mar 2021
to
07 Feb 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

TELMISARTAN HCT GH 40/12.5mg telmisartan 40mg and hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 208070
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
telmisartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, multilayer

Sponsor:
Generic Health Pty Ltd

Phone:
+61 3 9809 7900

From
04 Oct 2021
to
01 Jun 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

APX-OLMESARTAN/HCTZ 40/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil and hydrochlorothiazide 40/12.5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 286103
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Pharmacor Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300138805

From
04 Feb 2022
to
08 Apr 2022

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

KARVEZIDE 300/25 irbesartan 300mg and hydrochlorothiazide 25mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 129442
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818806

From
01 Feb 2022
to
20 Apr 2022

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

AVSARTAN HCT 150/12.5 irbesartan 150 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablets blister pack
AUST R: 272655
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
03 Mar 2020
to
14 Jan 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

AVSARTAN HCT 300/12.5 irbesartan 300 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablets blister pack
AUST R: 272659
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
23 Jul 2019
to
20 Dec 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

AVSARTAN HCT 300/25 irbesartan 300 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg tablets blister pack
AUST R: 272662
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

From
22 Apr 2019
to
20 Dec 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

OLMERTAN COMBI 20/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil and hydrochlorothiazide 20/12.5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 286101
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Pharmacor Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 138 805

From
16 Jul 2021
to
18 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

OLMERTAN COMBI 40/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil and hydrochlorothiazide 40/12.5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 286095
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Pharmacor Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 138 805

From
16 Jul 2021
to
28 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

OLMERTAN COMBI 40/25 olmesartan medoxomil and hydrochlorothiazide 40/25 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 286100
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Pharmacor Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 138 805

From
16 Jul 2021
to
18 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

Olmesartan/HCT Sandoz 20/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil/hydrochlorothiazide 20/12.5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 221119
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
29 Oct 2021
to
14 Jan 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-OLMESARTAN HCTZ 20/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil/hydrochlorothiazide 20/12.5 mg film coated tablets blister pack
AUST R: 221116
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

Deletion from market:
28 Jan 2022

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

ARW OLMESARTAN HCTZ 20/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil/hydrochlorothiazide 20/12.5 mg film coated tablets blister pack
AUST R: 221132
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

Deletion from market:
18 Jun 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
OLMERTAN COMBI 20/12.5mg is being replaced by ARTG 286101. Stock of the new product is expected to be available mid-July 2021

ARW OLMESARTAN HCTZ 40/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil/hydrochlorothiazide 40/12.5 mg film coated tablets blister pack
AUST R: 221128
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

Deletion from market:
23 Apr 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
This product will be replaced by OLMERTAN COMBI 40/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil and hydrochlorothiazide 40/12.5 mg tablet blister pack (ARTG 286095)

ARW OLMESARTAN HCTZ 40/25 olmesartan medoxomil/hydrochlorothiazide 40/25 mg film coated tablets blister pack
AUST R: 221131
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

Deletion from market:
12 Feb 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
This product will be replaced by OLMERTAN COMBI 40/25 olmesartan medoxomil and hydrochlorothiazide 40/25 mg tablet blister pack (ARTG 286100)