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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
OLMEKAR 20/5 olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg / amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 290077
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

From
25 Jun 2021
to
22 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

OLMEKAR 40/10 olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg / amlodipine (as besilate) 10 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 290078
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
28 Apr 2021
to
22 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

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:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 195 055

From
04 Jun 2021
to
15 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

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

OLMERTAN olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 235830
Active ingredients:
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Pharmacor Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 138 805

From
16 Jul 2021
to
08 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

OLMERTAN olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 235831
Active ingredients:
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Pharmacor Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 138 805

From
16 Jul 2021
to
08 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

OLMESARTAN/ AMLODIPINE - MYL 20/5 olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg and amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 273618
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

From
27 Aug 2021
to
15 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Transport / Logistic issues / Storage capacity issues

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:
1800023135

From
01 Dec 2020
to
15 Sep 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

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:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
23 Jul 2021
to
15 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

SEVIKAR 40/10 olmesartan medoxomil / amlodipine (as besilate) 40/10 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 157562
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

From
27 Aug 2021
to
15 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Transport / Logistic issues / Storage capacity issues

OLMESARTAN - MYL olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 273571
Active ingredients:
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

From
14 Sep 2020
to
26 Jul 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 20/5 olmesartan medoxomil / amlodipine (as besilate) 20/5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 157565
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
ORGANON PHARMA PTY LTD

Phone:
1800023135

From
25 Jun 2020
to
01 Jul 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

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

APO-OLMESARTAN olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg film coated tablets blister pack
AUST R: 221052
Active ingredients:
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

Deletion from market:
08 Sep 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Reduction in supply until supply is exhausted

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

Management action:
This product is being replaced by: APX-OLMESARTAN olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg tablet blister pack - AUST R 342663

APO-OLMESARTAN olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg film coated tablets blister pack
AUST R: 221063
Active ingredients:
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

Deletion from market:
08 Sep 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

Management action:
This product is being replaced by: APX-OLMESARTAN olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg tablet blister pack - AUST R - 342664

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)

OLMESARTAN ARW olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg film coated tablets blister pack
AUST R: 221051
Active ingredients:
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

Deletion from market:
31 Mar 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability

OLMESARTAN ARW olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg film coated tablets blister pack
AUST R: 221050
Active ingredients:
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrow Pharma Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300 927 769

Deletion from market:
31 Mar 2021

Shortage status:
Discontinued

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Commercial Changes / Commercial viability