hydrochlorothiazide - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
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
17 Dec 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

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
17 Dec 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

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
17 Dec 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

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

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
05 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

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
05 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

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
05 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

ABISART HCTZ 300/12.5 irbesartan 300 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 302148
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sun Pharma ANZ Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 726 229

From
16 Nov 2020
to
20 Jun 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

APO-IRBESARTAN HCTZ 150/12.5 irbesartan and hydrochlorothiazide 150/12.5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 213302
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
23 Jul 2021
to
30 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-IRBESARTAN HCTZ 300/12.5 irbesartan and hydrochlorothiazide 300/12.5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 213303
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
25 May 2021
to
13 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

APO-IRBESARTAN HCTZ 300/25 irbesartan and hydrochlorothiazide 300/25mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 213305
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
05 Aug 2021
to
06 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

BLOOMS THE CHEMIST IRBESARTAN HCTZ 150/12.5 irbesartan and hydrochlorothiazide 150/12.5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 259572
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
27 Apr 2020
to
23 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

BLOOMS THE CHEMIST IRBESARTAN HCTZ 300/12.5 irbesartan and hydrochlorothiazide 300/12.5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 259592
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
07 Sep 2020
to
13 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

BLOOMS THE CHEMIST IRBESARTAN HCTZ 300/25 irbesartan and hydrochlorothiazide 300/25mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 259612
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
05 May 2021
to
13 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

MODURETIC hydrochlorothiazide / amiloride hydrochloride dihydrate tablet blister pack
AUST R: 10499
Active ingredients:
amiloride hydrochloride dihydrate
hydrochlorothiazide

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 659 646

From
07 Jul 2021
to
09 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

OLMESARTAN HCT - MYL 20/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 273576
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

From
12 Aug 2020
to
12 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

SEVIKAR HCT 20/5/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 198998
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

From
03 Jun 2021
to
26 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

TEVETEN PLUS 600/12.5 eprosartan 600mg/hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 143172
Active ingredients:
eprosartan
hydrochlorothiazide

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Viatris Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 314 527

From
16 Jul 2021
to
13 Aug 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Transport / Logistic issues / Storage capacity issues

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)