irbesartan - medicine shortage information

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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
AVSARTAN irbesartan 300 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 268772
Active ingredients:
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

From
12 Jun 2024
to
09 Aug 2024

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

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:
0298872600

From
14 Mar 2024
to
09 May 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
It may take some time for stock to be available for pharmacies to order.

ABISART HCTZ 300/25 irbesartan 300 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 302149
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sun Pharma ANZ Pty Ltd

Phone:
0298872600

From
03 Apr 2024
to
26 Apr 2024

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:
1800 195 055

From
14 Jul 2023
to
12 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

AVSARTAN irbesartan 75mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 268780
Active ingredients:
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

From
12 Apr 2024
to
19 Apr 2024

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Transport / Logistic issues / Storage capacity issues

AVAPRO irbesartan 75 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 101730
Active ingredients:
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818806

Deletion from market:
31 May 2024

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternative generic products available.

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:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

Deletion from market:
06 Jun 2024

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

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:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

Deletion from market:
05 Mar 2024

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

IRBESARTAN GH irbesartan 300mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 191084
Active ingredients:
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Lupin Australia Pty Limited

Phone:
03 9809 7900

Deletion from market:
08 Jan 2024

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

IRBESARTAN GH irbesartan 75mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 191408
Active ingredients:
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Lupin Australia Pty Limited

Phone:
03 9809 7900

Deletion from market:
31 Dec 2023

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
Alternative generic products are available.

KARVEA irbesartan 75 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 101702
Active ingredients:
irbesartan

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800818806

Deletion from market:
30 Aug 2024

Shortage status:
To be discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
Alternative generic products available.