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APX-OLMESARTAN olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 342663
Active ingredients:
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Pharmacor Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300138805

From
07 Jan 2022
to
08 Apr 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

APX-OLMESARTAN olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg tablet blister pack
AUST R: 342664
Active ingredients:
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet

Sponsor:
Pharmacor Pty Ltd

Phone:
1300138805

From
10 Dec 2021
to
08 Apr 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

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
11 Feb 2022

Shortage status:
Current

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Transport / Logistic issues / Storage capacity issues

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
04 Feb 2022
to
08 Apr 2022

Shortage status:
Anticipated

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

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
05 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

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
05 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

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
18 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

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
28 Oct 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

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
18 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

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:
Generic Partners Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800195055

From
23 Jul 2021
to
05 Nov 2021

Shortage status:
Resolved

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Unexpected increase in consumer demand

Olmesartan/HCT Sandoz 20/12.5 olmesartan medoxomil/hydrochlorothiazide 20/12.5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack
AUST R: 221119
Active ingredients:
hydrochlorothiazide
olmesartan medoxomil

Dosage form:
Tablet, film coated

Sponsor:
Sandoz Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800726369

From
29 Oct 2021
to
14 Jan 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

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