Empagliflozin with metformin (Jardiamet): Supply issue resolved

Boehringer Ingelheim, the supplier of Jardiamet, advises that their empagliflozin 12.5mg with 1000mg metformin hydrochloride presentation (Pharmacode 2599740) is back in stock.

About the supply issue

Due to an unexpected freight delay, there was a temporary shortage of Jardiamet 12.5mg with 1000mg metformin hydrochloride.

All other empagliflozin presentations supplied by Boehringer Ingelheim were unaffected by this shortage. 

Resupplied 19 April 2023

Boehringer Ingelheim advises that they have ample supply of Jardiamet back in stock. Orders are making their way through the supply chain. It may take up to a week for supplies to reach some pharmacies. 

Alternative supply was available

During this supply issue, pharmacists could contact Boehringer Ingelheim. Boeringer Ingelheim was able to supply sample packs to prescribers. The sample pack contains a ten-day supply of Jardiamet 12.5mg+1000mg. 

Who to contact 

If you have any questions, call Boehringer Ingelheim on 09 263 1400 or 0800 802 461.

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