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Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
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

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:
1800 023 135

From
10 Jan 2022
to
03 Oct 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

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

OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE 20/5 APOTEX olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg / amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 290089
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
14 Oct 2022
to
24 Feb 2023

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

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:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
13 Jan 2023
to
07 Jul 2023

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

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

OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE 40/5 APOTEX olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg / amlodipine (as besilate) 5 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 290094
Active ingredients:
amlodipine besilate
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Arrotex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
15 Jul 2022
to
03 Aug 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

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