Empagliflozin with metformin (Jardiamet) tab 12.5mg with 1000 mg metformin

Supply issue Active

Boehringer Ingelheim, the supplier of Jardiamet, has advised of a shortage for their empagliflozin 12.5mg with 1000mg metformin hydrochloride presentation (Pharmacode 2599740).

About the supply issue

Boehringer Ingelheim advise that there has been an unexpected freight delay. They anticipate a temporary shortage at supplier level of Jardiamet 12.5mg with 1000mg metformin hydrochloride.

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

Resupply end of March 2023

Boehringer Ingelheim is expecting an urgent shipment of stock to arrive in Aotearoa and be dispatched by the last week of March. This shipment will resolve the supply issue.

Urgent supplies of Jardiamet 

If a patient can not get their prescription filled because of this supply issue, their pharmacist can contact Boehringer Ingelheim. Boeringer Ingelheim will be able to supply sample packs to the person's prescriber. 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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