hydrochlorothiazide - 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:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

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:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

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

Deletion from market:
22 Aug 2022

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternative brands are available.

BLOOMS THE CHEMIST CANDESARTAN HCTZ 16/12.5 candesartan cilexetil 16 mg & hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 259999
Active ingredients:
candesartan cilexetil
hydrochlorothiazide

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

Deletion from market:
23 Aug 2022

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

DILART HCT 160/25 mg valsartan 160 mg/hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 187400
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
valsartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
21 Jun 2022
to
14 Oct 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

DILART HCT 80/12.5 mg valsartan 80 mg/hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 187397
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
valsartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
07 Jun 2022
to
14 Oct 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

DILART HCT 320/12.5 mg valsartan 320 mg/hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 187402
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
valsartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
18 Aug 2022
to
31 Oct 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

OLMEKAR HCT 20/5/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine (as besilate) and hydrochlorothiazide 20 mg/5 mg/12.5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 288852
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
15 Jul 2022
to
15 Jul 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

RENITEC PLUS 20/6 tablet blister pack
AUST R: 73359
Active ingredients:
enalapril maleate
hydrochlorothiazide

Dosage form:
Tablet, uncoated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

From
27 Jun 2022
to
04 Jul 2022

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in demand due to other sponsors unable to supply

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

ACCURETIC 10/12.5 tablet blister pack
AUST R: 81930
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
quinapril hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
01 Mar 2022
to
30 Apr 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

ACCURETIC 20/12.5 tablet blister pack
AUST R: 81931
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
quinapril hydrochloride

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
01 Mar 2022
to
30 Apr 2023

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

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
28 Oct 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

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
31 Jan 2022
to
08 Apr 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

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