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Product name Active ingredient      Therapeutic alternative Reason Date of shortage
Expected return date Additional information Last updated
Abilify 7.5mg/ml Solution for Injection 
EU/1/04/276/036
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Netherlands B.V

Aripiprazole
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Quality issue 

(multiple countries affected) 
2024/02/27 2024/03/20   2024/02/13
Abstral 200 microgram sublingual tablets
PA2288/004/003
Kyowa Kirin Holdings B.V.
Fentanyl  Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 2024/03/03  2024/03/29    2024/02/26 
Aciclovir 25mg/ml Concentrate for Solution for Infusion 
PA0822/215/001
Pfizer Healthcare Ireland
 Aciclovir  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand   2023/12/08 2024/02/29  HCP letter  2023/12/22
Aciclovir Azevedos 250mg Powder for Solution for Infusion
PA1852/003/001
Laboratórios Azevedos - Indústria Farmacêutica S.A
Aciclovir  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  API unavailability  2024/01/09 2024/02/29   2024/01/12
Actilyse Cathflo 2mg Powder for Solution for Injection and Infusion
PA0775/011/004
Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH
Alteplase Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries affected) 
2023/09/13 2024/07/30
2024/02/06
Actos 30 mg Tablet
EU/1/00/150/004
CHEPLAPHARM Arzneimittel GmbH
Pioglitazone
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand   2023/12/04  2023/02/28   2024/02/14
Alendronic acid/Cholecalciferol Accord 70mg/2800IU Tablets
PA2315/020/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Vitamin D3 & alendronic acid
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue

(multiple countries affected)
2023/06/07 Awaiting update from the company 
  2024/02/19
Alendronic acid/Cholecalciferol 
Accord 70mg/5600IU Tablets

PA2315/020/002
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Vitamin D3 & alendronic acid
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Quality issue

(multiple countries affected)
2023/06/07 Awaiting update from the company 
  2024/02/19
Alprazolam 0.25 mg Tablets
PA0711/140/001
Rowex Ltd
Alprazolam
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 2023/02/28 2024/02/29
2024/02/02
Amlode 10 mg Tablets
PA0711/138/002
Rowex Ltd
 Amlodipine
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Awaiting information from the company   2023/11/13 2024/02/25   2024/02/08 
Amoclav 250mg/125mg Film-coated Tablets
PA0711/162/002
Rowex Ltd
 Amoxicillin & clavulanic acid 
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/08/14  2024/03/31   2023/08/21
Antabuse 400mg Effervescent Tablets
PA1986/110/001
Teva B.V.
Disulfiram
Comparable alternative medicine authorised
 API unavailability 

(multiple countries affected)
2022/07/25 2024/06/01 2023/11/13
ARICEPT 5mg Film Coated Tablets
PA0822/002/001
Pfizer Healthcare Ireland
Donepezil 
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 
 2023/10/25 2024/03/30    2023/10/31 
Asacolon 800 mg Gastro-resistant Tablets
PA2018/001/002
Tillotts Pharma GmbH
Mesalazine
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2024/03/01 2024/04/15   2024/02/22 
Aspirin 75mg Gastro Resistant Tablets
PA0126/246/001
Clonmel Healthcare Ltd
Aspirin
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand  2023/06/12 2024/03/01 
2023/10/23
Atenomel 25mg Tablets 
PA0126/069/003
Clonmel Healthcare Ltd
 Atenolol  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Quality issue   2023/10/16  2024/06/30    2024/01/10
Atenomel 50mg Tablets
PA0126/069/001
Clonmel Healthcare Ltd
Atenolol
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue  2022/11/30 2024/06/30
2023/12/14
Atenomel 100mg Tablets 
PA0126/069/002
Clonmel Healthcare Ltd
 Atenolol  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Quality issue  2024/01/16 Awaiting update from the company
  2024/02/06
Atomoxetine Accord 10 mg Hard Capsules 
PA2315/019/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Atomoxetine
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/10/17 2024/05/01   2024/01/18
Atomoxetine Accord 18 mg Hard Capsules
PA2315/019/002
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd
Atomoxetine
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2023/10/19 2024/05/01
HCP letter 2024/01/26
Atomoxetine Accord 25mg Hard Capsules
PA2315/019/003
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd

Atomoxetine
Appropriate  alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2023/10/31 2024/05/01  HCP letter
2024/01/26 
Atomoxetine Accord 40mg Hard Capsules
PA2315/019/004
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd
Atomoxetine
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries impacted)
2023/11/06  2024/05/01 HCP letter
2024/01/26
Atomoxetine Accord 60mg Hard Capsules
PA2315/019/005
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd
 Atomoxetine
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries impacted)
2023/11/30 2024/05/01
HCP letter
2024/01/26
Atomoxetine Accord 80mg Hard Capsules
PA2315/019/006
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd
Atomoxetine  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2023/10/19  2024/05/01
HCP letter
2024/01/26
Atomoxetine 100mg Hard Capsules 
PA2315/019/007
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Atomoxetine  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2024/01/18 2024/05/01 HCP letter
2024/01/26
Axsain 0.075% w/w Cream
PA1986/088/001
Teva B.V.
Capsaicin
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised Manufacturing delay 2023/10/19 2025/06/30    2023/10/12
Azarga 10mg/ml + 5mg/ml Eye Drop Suspension
EU/1/08/482/001
Novartis Europharm Limited
Timolol & brinzolamide  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Shipping delay  2023/11/30 Awaiting update from the company   2024/02/02

Azilect 1mg Tablets

EU/1/04/304/1-7

Teva B.V.

Rasagiline  Similar alternative medicine authorised   Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/10/16 2024/03/22   2023/11/07
Baclopar 10mg Tablets
PA0577/195/001
McDermott Laboratories Ltd., T/A Gerard Laboratories
Baclofen
Exact alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay  2023/06/26 2024/05/26   2024/02/02
Beclazone 50 micrograms CFC-Free Inhaler Pressurised Inhalation Solution
PA0436/021/009
Norton Waterford 
Beclometasone  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand 2024/02/25 2024/03/23   2024/02/26
Bendamustine 25mg Powder for Concentrate for Solution for Infusion 
PA1986/121/001
Teva B.V.
Bendamustine  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2023/10/25  2025/01/31   2023/10/27
Betnesol 0.1% w/v Eye, Ear and Nasal Drops, solution
PA1638/001/001
RPH Pharmaceuticals AB
Betamethasone
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2024/01/01  2024/03/15   2024/01/29
Betnesol-N 0.1% w/v, 3500 IU/ml Eye, Ear and Nasal Drops, solution
PA1638/002/001
RPH Pharmaceuticals AB
Betamethasone & neomycin
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/12/01 2024/03/15   2024/01/29 
Betnovate Ointment 0.1% w/w
(100g presentation)
PA1077/001/002
GlaxoSmithKline (Ireland) Limited
Betamethasone
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2024/02/26 2024/03/11    2024/02/20 
Bisodol Antacid Chewable Tablets 
PA1986/071/001
Teva B.V.
Calcium carbonate, Sodium hydrogen carbonate, Light magnesium carbonate
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay  

(multiple countries affected) 
2023/06/20 Awaiting update from the company
2024/02/02
Bisoprolol 2.5mg Film Coated Tablets 
PA2315/194/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Bisoprolol  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2023/11/27  2024/03/15
  2024/02/19
Brinzolamide 10mg/ml Eye Drops, Suspension 
PA2315/149/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Brinzolamide Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2024/02/23 2024/04/30    2024/02/09
Brolene 0.1% w/v Eye Drops Solution
PA0126/357/001
Clonmel Healthcare Ltd.
 Propamidine isetionate
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 
2023/05/15 2024/02/25
  2024/02/20
Budesonide Teva Pharma 1 mg/2 ml Nebuliser Suspension
PA0749/207/003
Teva Pharma B.V.
Budesonide
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/05/01 2024/03/15 2024/01/08
Canesten 500 mg Pessary
PA1410/039/009
Bayer Limited
Clotrimazole
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2024/02/16 2024/03/08    2024/02/02 
Caverject 20 micrograms Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection
PA0822/115/003
Pfizer Healthcare Ireland
Alprostadil  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2024/01/12 2024/03/31   2024/01/03
Centrax 10mg Tablets
PA0822/010/001
Pfizer Healthcare Ireland
Prazepam
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue

(multiple countries affected)
2022/06/30 Unknown at present   2023/10/24
Champix 0.5 mg + 1 mg Film Coated Tablet
EU/1/06/360/003
Pfizer Europe MA EEIG
Varenicline 
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue

(multiple countries affected)
2021/06/21 2024/06/15   HCP letter
2023/05/26 
Champix 0.5mg Film Coated Tablet
EU/1/06/360/001
Pfizer Europe MA EEIG
Varenicline 
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue

(multiple countries affected)
2021/06/21 2024/06/15   HCP letter
2023/05/26
Champix 1mg Film Coated Tablet
EU/1/06/360/005
Pfizer Europe MA EEIG
Varenicline 
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue

(multiple countries affected)
2021/06/21 2024/06/15   HCP letter
2023/05/26 
Cinacalcet Accordpharma 90 mg film-coated tablets
EU/1/20/1429/010
Accord Healthcare S.L.U.
 Cinacalcet
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand
2024/02/07  2024/02/25   2024/02/08 
Cisplatin 1mg/ml Concentrate for Solution for Infusion
(50ml presentation only)
PA2315/081/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.


Cisplatin
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries impacted) 
 2024/02/17 Unknown at present   2024/02/20
Clarithromycin 250mg Film-Coated Tablets
PA2315/136/003
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Clarithromycin
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand
2023/04/12 Awaiting update from the company
  2024/02/12
Clarithromycin Teva 250 mg film-coated tablets
PA0749/148/001
Teva Pharma B.V.
Clarithromycin
 
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 
2024/03/08 2024/04/15    2024/02/26 
Clarithromycin 500mg Film-coated tablets
PA2315/197/002
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Clarithromycin
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand
2023/07/24 Awaiting update from the company
  2024/02/06
Clarithromycin Teva 500 mg film-coated tablets
PA0749/148/002
Teva Pharma B.V.
Clarithromycin
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 
2024/02/16 2024/04/15   2024/02/26 
Cilique 250/35 micrograms tablets
PA1330/029/001
Gedeon Richter Plc
Norgestimate
& ethinylestradiol 
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries affected)
2024/01/01 Awaiting update from the company
  2024/01/17 
Clorom 250mg Tablets
PA0711/061/001
Rowex Ltd 
Clarithromycin
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 2023/05/09 2024/06/30
2024/01/16
Clorom 500mg Tablets 
PA0711/061/002
Rowex Ltd 
Clarithromycin  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2023/09/23  2024/06/30   2024/01/16
Clorom XL 500mg Prolonged Release Tablets 
PA23142/006/001
Morningside Healthcare (Malta) Limited
Clarithromycin  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2024/01/15 2024/02/29   2024/01/12 

Co-amoxiclav 1000mg/200mg powder for solution for injection/infusion
PA2059/026/001
Fresenius Kabi Deutschland GmbH

Amoxicillin & clavulanic acid
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Unexpected increase in demand 
2023/11/22 2024/03/15   2024/01/16
Cosartal Plus 50mg/12.5mg Film Coated Tablets
PA2315/190/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Losartan & hydrochlorothiazide
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue 

(multiple countries affected)
2022/02/01
Awaiting update from the company  

2024/02/19
Co-Vatan 160 mg/25 mg Film-coated Tablets
PA0711/182/003
Rowex Ltd 
Valsartan & hydrochlorothiazide
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Unexpected increase in demand 2023/12/18 2024/03/15   2024/02/02
Cyklokapron 500 mg Film-coated Tablets
PA2010/055/001
Mylan IRE Healthcare Limited
Tranexamic acid
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/07/31
2024/03/03   2024/02/20
Daktarin 20mg/g Oral Gel 
PA0330/048/003
Johnson & Johnson (Ireland) Limited
Miconazole
Appropriate 
alternative medicine authorised
 Quality issue 

(multiple countries affected) 
2023/08/3 Unknown at present    2023/09/21
Deslor 0.5 mg/ml Oral Solution
PA0711/202/002
Rowex Ltd
Desloratidine
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2024/01/22 2024/04/30    2024/02/02 
Desmospray Desmopressin Nasal Spray
PA1009/005/001 
Ferring Ireland Ltd
Desmopressin

Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue

(multiple countries affected) 
2020/07/22 Awaiting update from the company

2024/01/17 
Diazemuls 5mg/ml Emulsion for Injection
PA2315/098/001 
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Diazepam
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delays  2020/02/15 Unknown at present
2023/07/2023
Dioralyte Rebalance Citrus Powder for Oral Solution
PA23180/023/002
Phoenix Labs
Sodium chloride, potassium chloride, glucose & disodium hydrogen citrate

Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delays 2022/09/01 Awaiting update from the company

2024/02/06
Dioralyte Rebalance Natural Powder for Oral Solution
PA23180/023/003
Phoenix Labs
Sodium chloride, potassium chloride, glucose & disodium hydrogen citrate
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delays 2022/09/01 Awaiting update from the company

2024/02/06
Dipentum 250mg Capsules
PA22657/001/001
Atnahs Pharma Netherlands B.V.
Olsalazine
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delays

(multiple countries affected) 
2022/09/01 2024/02/28
2023/11/30
Dipentum 500mg Tablets
PA22657/001/002
Atnahs Pharma Netherlands B.V.
 Olsalazine

Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delays 

(multiple countries affected)
2022/09/01  2024/02/28
2023/11/30
Donepezil 5mg Film-coated Tablets
PA2315/033/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Donepezil

Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 2023/07/01 2024/03/30   2024/02/08
Donepezil Hydrochloride Bluefish 10mg Film-coated Tablet
PA1436/015/002
Bluefish Pharmaceuticals AB
Donepezil
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Unexpected increase in demand 
2023/09/15 2024/02/29   2023/12/18
Donepezil Krka 10 mg film-coated tablets
PA1347/014/004
KRKA, d.d., Novo mesto
Donepezil
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Awaiting information  2024/02/02  2024/05/06     2024/02/06
Donepezil Teva 10mg Film Coated Tablet 
PA0749/194/002
Teva Pharma B.V.
 Donepezil  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2024/02/21 2024/05/06    2024/02/07 
Donepezil Hydrochloride Bluefish 5mg Film-coated Tablet
PA1436/015/001
Bluefish Pharmaceuticals AB

Donepezil

Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Unexpected increase in demand  2023/07/31 2024/04/30
2023/12/18
Doxane XL 4 mg prolonged-release tablets
PA0711/103/001
Rowex Ltd
Doxazosin
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 
 2023/11/27 2024/12/30   2024/02/02 
Dozept 5 mg film-coated tablets
PA0711/141/001
Rowex Ltd
Donepezil
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Unexpected increase in demand 
2024/02/05 2024/04/30   2024/02/02 
Dukoral
EU/1/03/263/002
Crucell Sweden AB
Cholera vaccine
Comparable alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries affected) 
2022/09/01 2024/04/01
2024/01/16
Dutasteride/Tamsulosin hydrochloride 0.5 mg /0.4 mg Capsules
PA0577/230/001
McDermott Laboratories Ltd., T/A Gerard Laboratories
Tamsulosin & dutasteride
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand  2023/09/22 2024/03/03
2023/09/25 
Dutasteride/Tamsulosin hydrochloride Pinewood 0.5 mg/0.4 mg hard capsules
PA0281/216/001
Pinewood Laboratories Ltd
Tamsulosin & dutasteride
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Awaiting information from company  2024/03/13 2024/04/01    2024/02/26
Effentora 600 microgram Buccal Tablet 
EU/1/08/441/008
Teva B.V. 
Fentanyl  Similar alternative medicine authorised   Regulatory issue 
2024/01/05 2024/06/01   2024/01/29 
ENAP 10mg Tablets
PA0711/028/002
Rowex Ltd
Enalapril
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay
 2024/01/29 2024/03/01   2024/01/29
Entecavir Accord 0.5mg Film Coated Tablets 
EU/1/17/1211/001
Accord Healthcare S.L.U.
 Entecavir
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delays 

(multiple countries affected)
2022/11/21 2024/02/25 
2024/02/19
Epaclob 2 mg/ml Oral Suspension
PA0549/026/002
Ethypharm
Clobazam Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delays 
2024/02/05 2024/03/30    2024/01/23 
Epirubicin Hydrochloride 2 mg/ml solution for injection or infusion
PA2315/034/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd 
Epirubicin  Appropriate  alternative medicine authorised  Awaiting update from the company 
 2024/01/31 Awaiting update from the company     2024/02/19 
Eplerenone 25mg Film Coated Tablets 
PA2315/085/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Eplerenone  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay   2024/02/24 Awaiting information from the company    2024/02/09
Eplerenone Krka 25 mg film-coated tablets
PA1347/078/001
KRKA, d.d., Novo mesto
Eplerenone
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Awaiting information from the company  2023/12/19 2024/03/30   2024/01/29 
Eplerenone Mylan 25 mg film-coated tablets
PA0577/168/001
McDermott Laboratories Ltd., T/A Gerard Laboratories
Eplerenone
Similar
alternative medicine authorised 
API unavailability

(multiple countries affected)
2023/10/09  2024/04/07    2024/02/15 
Esomeprazole 40mg Gastro Resistant Tablets 
PA2315/127/004
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Esomeprazole

Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay  2023/07/15   2024/04/01
2023/07/06
Epilim Syrup 200mg/5ml Oral Solution 
PA0540/150/015
Sanofi-Aventis Ireland Limited T/A SANOFI
Sodium valproate  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Quality issue 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2024/01/15 2024/04/01  HCP letter 2024/01/08
Estradot 37.5 micrograms/24 hours, transdermal patch
PA0896/010/001
Novartis Ireland Limited
Estradiol 
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
03/02/2024 2024/06/30 HCP letter
2024/02/26 
Estradot 50 micrograms/24 hours, transdermal patch
PA0896/010/002
Novartis Ireland Limited
Estradiol 
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected) 
2024/01/10 Awaiting update from the company HCP letter
2024/02/26
Etoricoxib 60mg Film Coated Tablets
PA0711/232/002
Rowex Ltd
Etoricoxib
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 2022/08/31  2024/02/28
2023/11/16
Etoricoxib 90mg Film Coated Tablets 
PA0711/232/003
Rowex Ltd
Etoricoxib
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand  2023/07/31 2024/02/28

2023/11/16
Famciclovir Teva 250mg Film Coated Tablets 
PA0749/025/002
Teva Pharma B.V. 
Famciclovir  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2023/11/28 2024/04/01   2024/02/26
Fasturtec 7.5 mg/5ml powder and solvent for concentrate for solution for injection  
EU/1/00/170/002
Sanofi Winthrop Industrie
Rasburicase
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected) 
2023/06/18  2024/07/31 HCP letter
2023/06/07
Flector Tissugel 140mg Medicated Plaster
PA1104/004/001
IBSA Farmaceutici Italia S.r.l
 Diclofenac
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised 
Distribution issue  2023/10/31 Unknown at present 
2023/11/08
Floxapen 250mg Powder for solution for Injection or Infusion
PA1986/111/001
Teva B.V
Flucloxacillin
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised 
Unexpected increase in demand 
2023/11/30 2024/03/01   2024/01/29 
Flucloxacillin 1g Powder for Solution for Injection or Infusion
PA0281/122/003
Pinewood Laboratories Ltd
Flucloxacillin
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delays 2023/07/11 Awaiting update from the company    2023/11/21 
Flucloxacillin 500 mg powder for solution for injection/infusion
PA2059/069/001
Fresenius Kabi Deutschland GmbH
Flucloxacillin
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue 2023/10/11 2024/03/01   2024/02/14
Flucloxacillin 2000 mg powder for solution for injection/infusion
PA2059/069/003
Fresenius Kabi Deutschland GmbH
Flucloxacillin
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue 2023/10/11  2024/03/01   2024/02/14
Fluconazole 50mg hard capsule
PA2315/090/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd
 Fluconazole  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2023/12/25 2024/04/30   2023/12/19
Fluconazole 150 mg hard capsule
PA2315/090/002
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Fluconazole
Similar alternative medicine authorised
API unavailability 2023/08/01 Unknown at present
2024/02/19
Fluconazole 200 mg hard capsule
PA2315/090/003
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Fluconazole
Similar alternative medicine authorised
API unavailability  2023/08/01 Unknown at present 
2024/02/19
Fludarabine Phosphate 25mg/ml Concentrate for Solution for Injection or Infusion
PA2315/035/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Fludarabine
Comparable alternative medicine authorised  API unavailability   2024/02/15 2024/08/31   2024/02/19 
Fluorouracil 25mg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion
100ml presentation
PA0822/223/001
Pfizer Healthcare Ireland
Fluorouracil
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue

(multiple countries affected)
2022/02/25 Awaiting update from the company  HCP letter
2024/01/03 
Fostepor Once Weekly 70mg tablets
PA0577/086/002
McDermott Laboratories Ltd., T/A Gerard Laboratories
Alendronic acid
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Regulatory issue 

(multiple countries affected)
 2024/02/26 2024/06/30    2024/02/12
Fucithalmic 10mg/g Viscous Eye Drops, suspension
PA1142/016/001
Amdipharm Limited
Fusidic acid  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)  
2023/11/06  2024/11/30    2023/12/12
Frovex 2.5mg Film Coated Tablets
PA0865/009/001
Menarini International Operations Luxembourg S.A.
Frovatriptan
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue

(multiple countries affected)
2022/01/11 2024/03/15

2024/02/15
Fybogel Citrus 3.5g Granules
PA0979/009/001
Reckitt Benckiser Ireland Ltd
Ispaghula husks
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delays  2023/05/15 Awaiting update from the company

2024/02/02
Fybogel Mebeverine Granules for Oral Suspension
PA0979/010/001
Reckitt Benckiser Ireland Ltd
Ispaghula husks
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Awaiting information from the company  2023/12/04 Awaiting update from the company
  2024/02/02
Gamanil 70mg Film Coated Tablets 
PA1701/004/001
Zentiva k.s.
Lofepramine
Comparable alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2023/12/31 2024/09/01 Gamanil shortage letter 2023/12/15
Gelaspan Solution for Infusion
PA0736/034/001
B. Braun Melsungen AG
Various Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue

(multiple countries affected)
2024/02/21 2024/03/12     
Gemcitabine Teva 40mg/ml Concentrate for Solution for Infusion
(5ml presentation) 
PA1986/122/001
Teva B.V.
Gemcitabine
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)  
2023/09/01  2024/04/15
2024/02/06
Gemcitabine Teva 40mg/ml Concentrate for Solution for Infusion
(25ml presentation) 
PA1986/122/001
Teva B.V.
 Gemcitabine  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries impacted) 
 2023/08/15 2024/07/01   2024/02/06
Gemcitabine Teva 40mg/ml Concentrate for Solution for Infusion
(50ml presentation) 
PA1986/122/001
Teva B.V.
Gemcitabine
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/06/05 2024/07/01
2024/02/06
Gentamicin 10mg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion
PA0281/242/001
Pinewood Laboratories Ltd 
Gentamicin
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 
 2023/08/01 Unknown at present    2023/11/23
Gentamicin 40mg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion
PA0281/242/002
Pinewood Laboratories Ltd 
Gentamicin  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay   2023/08/01 Unknown at present    2023/11/23
Germentin 250mg/125mg Film Coated Tablets
PA0577/034/003
McDermott Laboratories Ltd., T/A Gerard Laboratories
Amoxicillin & clavulanic acid
Similar alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries affected) 
2023/11/06 2024/07/28   2024/02/15
Golden Eye 0.1% w/v Eye Drops
PA22695/001/001
Cambridge Healthcare Ireland Limited
Propamidine
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Regulatory issue

(multiple countries affected)
2022/11/16 2024/09/01
2024/02/14
Golden Eye 0.15% w/w Eye Ointment
PA22695/001/002
Cambridge Healthcare Ireland Limited
Dibromopropamidine
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delays

(multiple countries affected) 
2022/11/16 Unknown at present

2023/05/20
Granpidam 20mg Film Coated Tablets
EU/1/16/1137/004
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd. 
Sildenafil 
Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2023/10/16 2024/04/30
  2024/02/19
Gyno-Pevaryl Once 150mg Vaginal Pessary
PA22650/006/001
KARO PHARMA AB
Econazole nitrate
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delays  2022/03/01 Unknown at present
2022/03/09
Heparin Sodium 10 I.U./ml flushing solution for maintenance of patency of intravenous devices
PA0281/230/001
Pinewood Laboratories Ltd
Heparin sodium
Comparable alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delays   2023/10/19 Unknown at present    2024/01/09
Heparin sodium 1,000 I.U./ml Solution for injection or concentrate for solution for infusion, 5ml ampoules
PA0281/229/001
Pinewood Laboratories Ltd
 Heparin sodium
Comparable alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delays 
2023/11/08  Unknown at present     2024/01/09
Heparin sodium 1,000 I.U./ml Solution for injection or concentrate for solution for infusion, 5ml vials
PA0281/229/004
Pinewood Laboratories Ltd
Heparin sodium
Comparable alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay   2023/10/19 Unknown at present    2024/01/09
Hycamtin 0.25mg Capsule
EU/1/96/027/006
Sandoz Pharmaceuticals d.d.
Topotecan
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay

(multiple countries affected)
2023/05/31 Awaiting update from the company
2024/02/16
Hycamtin 1mg Capsules 
EU/1/96/027/007
Sandoz Pharmaceuticals d.d.
Topotecan
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay

(multiple countries affected)
2023/09/31  2024/03/30   2023/12/18 
Hycamtin 1mg Powder for Concentrate for Solution for Infusion
EU/1/96/027/005

Sandoz Pharmaceuticals d.d.

Topotecan
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected) 
2023/04/15  2025/06/31 HCP letter
2023/06/20
Hycamtin 4 mg Powder for concentrate for solution for infusion
EU/1/96/027/003
Sandoz Pharmaceuticals d.d.
Topotecan
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
 Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected) 
 2023/08/31   2025/06/31
HCP letter
2023/06/20

Hytrin 2mg Tablets
PA1142/005/002
Amdipharm Limited

Terazosin
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/07/05 2024/06/01
2023/12/11
Ibandronic Acid Teva 150mg Film Coated Tablets 
EU/1/10/642/003-004
Teva B.V.
Ibandronic acid  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Regulatory issue 2023/12/06 2024/11/15    2024/02/09
Imdur 60 mg Prolonged-release Film-coated Tablets
PA2129/001/001
Topridge Pharma (Ireland) Limited
Isosorbide mononitrate
Similar alternative authorised Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries affected)
 2023/09/29 2024/07/31    2024/02/09
Imigran Ftab 50mg Film Coated Tablets 
PA1077/008/006
GlaxoSmithKline (Ireland) Limited
 Sumatriptan  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Quality issue 

(multiple countries affected)
 2024/01/24  2024/03/31    2024/01/23
INTUNIV 2mg Prolonged Release Tablet 
EU/1/15/1040/004
Takeda Pharmaceuticals International AG Ireland Branch
Guanfacine Comparable alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2024/01/08 2024/03/25  HCP letter
2024/02/01
INTUNIV 3mg Prolonged Release Tablet 
EU/1/15/1040/006
Takeda Pharmaceuticals International AG Ireland Branch
Guanfacine Comparable alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay 

(multiple counties impacted) 
2024/01/08 2024/03/25  HCP letter
2024/02/01
Ipramol Steri-Neb 0.5mg / 2.5mg per 2.5ml Nebuliser Solution
PA1986/082/001
Teva B.V.
Ipratropium & salbutamol
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay  2024/03/10 2024/05/15    2024/02/16
Ipratropium Steri-Neb 250 micrograms/ml Nebuliser solution
(250mg presentation) 
PA1986/083/001
Teva B.V.
Ipratropium  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand  2023/11/06 2024/05/15   2024/01/29
Ipratropium Steri-Neb 250 micrograms/ml Nebuliser solution
(500mg presentation) 
PA1986/083/001
Teva B.V.
Ipratropium  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand  2024/01/14 2024/05/15   2024/02/26
Irinotecan Hydrochloride 20 mg/mL concentrate for solution for infusion
(500mg presentation)
PA1986/068/001
Teva B.V.
Irinotecan  Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple counties impacted) 
2024/03/06 2024/03/18    2024/02/26 
Isotretinoin 10mg Soft Capsules
PA0711/312/002
Rowex Ltd
Isotretinoin
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand

(multiple countries affected) 
2023/05/09 2024/05/31
2024/01/26
Isotretinoin 20 mg soft capsules
PA0711/312/003
Rowex Ltd
Isotretinoin
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 2024/02/19 2024/05/30    2024/02/06 
Ixiaro
EU/1/08/501/1-2
Intercell Austria AG
Inactivated je virus
No appropriate medicine authorised
Awaiting information 2022/10/01 Awaiting update from the company

2024/02/14  
Klacid 250mg Film Coated Tablets 
PA23355/013/001
Viatris Healthcare Limited
Clarithromycin  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand  2023/11/29 2024/04/15   2023/12/13
Klacid 250mg/5ml Granules for Oral Suspension
PA23355/013/006
Viatris Healthcare Limited
Clarithromycin 
Similar alternative medicine authorised  
Unexpected increase in demand 2024/02/05 2024/03/10    2024/02/06 
Klacid 500mg Film Coated Tablets 
PA23355/013/002
Viatris Healthcare Limited
Clarithromycin  Similar alternative medicine authorised   Unexpected increase in demand  2024/01/07 2024/05/31   2024/01/05
Klacid LA 500mg Modified release tablets
PA23355/013/004
Viatris Healthcare Limited
Clarithromycin
Similar alternative medicine authorised  
Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries affected)
2024/02/01  2024/04/21    2024/02/22
Klaram LA 500 mg Prolonged Release Tablets
PA2315/133/001
Mylan IRE Healthcare Limited
Clarithromycin
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 2022/11/28 2024/04/30
2024/02/08
Konakion MM Paediatric Ampoules 2 mg/ 0.2 ml oral solution or solution for injection
PA2239/002/002
CHEPLAPHARM Arzneimittel GmbH

Phytomenadione
Comparable alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2024/01/22 2024/03/31   2024/01/19
Lanoxin PG 50 micrograms/ml Elixir
PA1691/001/002
Aspen Pharma Trading Limited
Digoxin
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand
2023/12/15  2024/02/28    2023/12/19 
Letrozole 2.5 mg film-coated tablets
PA2315/109/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Letrozole
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue  2024/01/05  Awaiting update from the company   2024/02/14
Letrozole Teva 2.5mg Film Coated Tablets 
PA0749/085/001
Teva Pharma B.V.
Letrozole
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Awaiting information 
 2023/09/08 2024/05/10   2024/02/26
Levothyroxine Teva 100 micrograms Tablets
PA0749/143/003
Teva Pharma B.V.
Levothyroxine  Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries impacted) 
 2024/03/07 2024/04/15   2024/02/26 
Lexotan 3mg Tablets
PA2239/008/002
CHEPLAPHARM Arzneimittel GmbH
Bromazepam
Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2024/01/19 2024/02/22   2024/01/19 
Linezolid 2mg/ml Solution for Infusion 
PA2059/011/001
Fresenius Kabi Deutschland GmbH
Linezolid  Similar alternative medicines authorised   Quality issue 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2024/01/12 2024/05/26    2024/02/19
Lispril-Hydrochlorothiazide 10 mg/12.5 mg Tablets 
PA0711/051/001
Rowex Ltd 
Lisinopril & hydrochlorothiazide
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised   Quality issue  2023/09/21 Awaiting update from the company    2024/02/02
Lispril-Hydrochlorothiazide 20mg/12.5mg Tablets
PA0711/051/002
Rowex Ltd
Lisinopril & hydrochlorothiazide
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue

(multiple countries affected) 
2023/05/02 2024/03/31
2023/10/17 
Logynon Tablets 
PA1410/005/001
Bayer Limited
Levonorgestrel & ethinylestradiol
Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2024/02/23 2024/03/06   2024/02/09
Lopid 300mg Capsules
PA0822/014/001
Pfizer Healthcare Ireland
Gemfibrozil
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/02/12 Awaiting update from the company 
2023/12/05

Losartan Potassium 25 mg Film-coated Tablets

PA2315/059/001

Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Losartan
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay  2024/01/18 2024/03/01    2024/01/17
Lyclear 5% w/w Dermal Cream
PA1077/066/001
GlaxoSmithKline (Ireland) Limited
Permethrin
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 2024/02/02  2024/03/04    2024/01/19 
MacroBID 100mg Prolonged Release Capsules 
PA1142/033/001
Amdipharm Limited
Nitrofurantoin
Similar alternative medicine authorised  Quality issue 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2024/12/08  Awaiting update from the company    2024/02/07
Marcain 0.25% w/v with Adrenaline (Epinephrine, 5 micrograms per ml) (1:200,000) Solution for Injection
PA1691/025/001
Aspen Pharma Trading Limited
Bupivacaine & adrenaline
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay  2023/01/31 Unknown at present 
2024/02/26
Marcain 0.5% w/v with Adrenaline (Epinephrine, 5 micrograms per ml) (1:200,000) Solution for Injection
PA1691/025/002
Aspen Pharma Trading Limited
Bupivacaine & adrenaline
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay

(multiple countries affected) 
2021/07/01 Unknown at present 
2024/02/26
Marixino 10 milligram(s) Film-coated tablet
EU/1/13/820/002
KRKA, d.d., Novo mesto
Memantine Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Unexpected increase in demand 
2024/02/19 2024/04/07    2024/02/22 
Marixino 10 milligram(s) Film-coated tablet
EU/1/13/820/006
KRKA, d.d., Novo mesto
Memantine Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Unexpected increase in demand 
2024/02/19  2024/04/14    2024/02/22
Maxilief Effervescent Tablets
PA0126/113/001
Clonmel Healthcare Ltd
Paracetamol, Codeine & Caffeine
Exact alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand  2024/01/01 2024/04/30
2024/02/13 
MEFAC 500mg Film Coated Tablets 
PA0074/015/002
Rowa Pharmaceuticals Limited
Mefenamic acid
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2024/02/18 2024/03/31   2024/02/15
Memantine Accord 10mg Film Coated Tablets 
(56 pack)
EU/1/13/880/018
Accord Healthcare S.L.U.
Memantine  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2023/12/08 2024/02/25
  2024/02/19
Memantine Accord 20mg Film Coated Tablets 
EU/1/13/880/021
Accord Healthcare S.L.U.
Memantine  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised   API unavailability  2023/12/08 Awaiting update from the company    2024/02/26
Memantine Clonmel 10mg/ml Oral Solution
(50ml presentation only)
PA0126/255/001
Clonmel Healthcare Ltd
Memantine
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Regulatory issue 2023/06/12 Awaiting update from the company

2024/02/14
Menopur 75IU Powder and Solvent for Solution or Injection
PA1009/015/001
Ferring Ireland Ltd
Menotrophin
Comparable alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue

(multiple countries affected) 
2022/10/31 Unknown at present

2022/11/04 
Menopur 600IU Powder and Solvent for Solution or Injection
PA1009/015/002
Ferring Ireland Ltd
Menotrophin
Comparable alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue

(multiple countries affected)
2022/10/31 Unknown at present

2022/11/04
Menopur 1200IU Powder and Solvent for Solution or Injection
PA1009/015/003
Ferring Ireland Ltd
Menotrophin
Comparable alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue

(multiple countries affected)
2022/10/31
Unknown at present
  2022/11/04
Methotrexate 2.5mg Tablets 
PA1142/030/001
Amdipharm Limited
Methotrexate Exact alternative medicine authorised  Awaiting information from the company   2023/12/31 2024/05/01   2024/02/22
Methylthioninium Chloride Proveblue 5mg/ml solution for Injection
EU/1/11/682/001
Provepharm SAS
Methylthionium
No alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 
2022/10/03  Awaiting update from the company 
2024/01/03
Milrinone 1mg/ml Solution for Injection/Infusion
PA0281/244/001

Pinewood Laboratories Ltd
Milrinone
Comparable alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay
2022/11/16  Unknown at  present 
2023/11/21 
Mirap 30mg Film Coated Tablets
PA0711/062/002
Rowex Ltd 
Mirtazapine  Similar alternative medicine authorised   Manufacturing delay  2024/01/22 2024/03/31   2024/01/26
Mirap DisTab 30mg Orodispersible Tablets 
PA0711/094/002
Rowex Ltd 
 Mirtazapine  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2024/01/22 2024/02/29   2024/02/02
Mirap 45 mg Film-Coated Tablets
PA0711/062/003
Rowex Ltd
 Mirtazapine 
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Unexpected increase in demand 
2024/02/11 2024/03/31    2024/02/08 
Mirap DisTab 45mg Orodispersible Tablets 
PA0711/094/003
Rowex Ltd 
Mirtazapine  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2024/01/22  2024/02/29   2024/02/02
Mirtazapine 15 mg Film Coated Tablets
PA2315/072/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd. 
Mirtazapine
Similar alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand  2023/11/02 2024/02/29   2023/11/17
Mirtazapine 45mg Film Coated Tablets

PA2315/072/003
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.

Mirtazapine Similar alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand  2023/12/01 2024/04/30   2024/02/12
Mometasone 50 microgram/dose Nasal spray, Suspension
PA0711/196/001
Rowex Ltd
Mometasone   Similar alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand  2024/01/08 2024/02/29   2024/01/12
Montelukast Bluefish 4mg Chewable Tablets 
PA1436/033/001
Bluefish Pharmaceuticals AB
Montelukast  Similar alternative medicine authorised   Unexpected increase in demand   2023/12/13  2024/07/30    2023/12/07
Montelukast Bluefish 5mg Chewable Tablets 
PA1436/033/002
Bluefish Pharmaceuticals AB
Montelukast  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand   2023/12/20  2024/07/30    2023/12/07
Mysoline 250mg Tablets 
PA1777/001/001
Laboratoires SERB
Primidone  Comparable alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2024/01/15 2024/02/29   2024/01/02
Naltrexone Hydrochloride 50mg film-coated tablets
PA2315/111/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd. 
Naltrexone  Comparable alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2023/11/06  Awaiting update from the company    2024/02/26
Nebol 5 mg Tablets
PA0711/120/001
Rowex Ltd
Nebivolol
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Unexpected increase in demand  2024/01/29 2024/04/01    2024/01/29 
Neo-Cytamen 1000 micrograms/ml Solution for Injection
PA1638/004/001
RPH Pharmaceuticals AB
Hydroxocobalamin
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/09/25 2024/07/31 
2023/09/21 
NeoMercazole 20mg Tablets
PA1142/002/002
Amdipharm Limited
Carbimazole
Comparable alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay   2023/05/22  2024/04/30

2024/02/22
Nozinan 25 mg/ml solution for injection/infusion
PA23229/008/001
Neuraxpharm Ireland Limited
Levomepromazine Comparable alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2024/02/16 2024/04/30   2024/02/19
Olmesartan/Amlodipine Clonmel 40 mg/10 mg film-coated tablets
PA0126/293/003
Clonmel Healthcare Ltd
Olmesartan Similar alternative medicine authorised
 API unavailability 2023/12/20  2024/04/15    2024/02/02 
Olmesartan Medoxomil 10mg Film-Coated Tablets
PA2315/113/001

Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Olmesartan
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand   2023/03/12  2024/03/15
2024/02/19
Omeprazole Rowa 20 mg Gastro-resistant Capsules
PA0074/075/002
Rowa Pharmaceuticals Limited
Omeprazole
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay

(multiple countries affected)
2023/08/23  Awaiting update from company
2023/10/03
Ondansetron 2mg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion
PA2315/168/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Ondansetron Similar alternative medicine authorised  Quality issue  2023/10/17 2024/04/30   2023/11/21
Ondansetron 2mg/ml Solution for Injection
(4ml ampoule) 
PA1122/004/001
Noridem Enterprises Limited
Ondansetron
Similar alternative medicine auhtorised
Unexpected increase in demand 2023/11/13  Awaiting update from the company
  2024/02/14
Ondansetron 8mg Film Coated Tablets 
PA0749/009/002
Teva Pharma B.V. 
Ondansetron  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Awaiting update from the company  2024/02/28 2024/05/08   2024/02/19 
Opticrom allergy 2% w/v Eye Drops
PA23180/010/002
Opella Healthcare France SAS T/A Sanofi
Sodium cromoglicate
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected) 
2022/01/27  Awaiting update from the company

2024/01/17
Oxycodone hydrochloride 50mg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion
PA0281/235/002
Pinewood Laboratories Ltd
Oxycodone
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delays   2021/11/01 Unknown at present 
2022/11/21 
Pantup Relief 20mg Gastro-Resistant Tablets
PA0711/142/003
Rowex Ltd
Pantoprazole
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 2023/03/27  2024/06/30
2023/10/05 
Paricalcitol 5 micrograms/ml solution for injection
PA0281/163/001
Pinewood Laboratories Ltd
Paricalcitol Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay  28/02/2024  Unknown at present    2024/02/14 
Ponstan Forte 500mg Film Coated Tablets 
PA22643/001/002
Chemidex Pharma Limited
Mefenamic acid
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay  2023/10/30  2024/02/29

2023/11/17
Ponstan 250mg Capsules 
PA22643/001/001 
Chemidex Pharma Limited
Mefenamic acid
Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2023/10/30 2024/02/29 2023/11/17
Praluent Solution for Injection in Pre-Filled Pen 
EU/1/15/1031/008
Sanofi-Aventis Groupe


Alirocumab
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2024/01/15 2024/02/27
  2024/02/19

Pravastatin Sodium 40 mg Tablets

PA0436/046/003

Norton Waterford
Pravastatin
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected) 
2024/01/30  2024/03/15   2024/01/17
Prednisolone 5mg Soluble Tablets
PA1142/034/001
Amdipharm Limited
Prednisolone
Similar alternative medicine authorised  API unavailability   2023/03/27  2024/09/31   2024/01/16
Protium i.v. 40 mg Powder for Solution for Injection
PA2229/010/003
Takeda Products Ireland Ltd
Pantoprazole
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Distribution issue  2024/02/19  2024/03/03   2024/02/16 
Raporsin 4 mg prolonged-release tablets
PA2315/005/002
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Doxazosin 
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand

(multiple countries affected)
2023/09/08   2024/07/31     2023/08/24 
Rasagiline Bluefish 1mg tablets
PA1436/028/001
Bluefish Pharmaceuticals AB
Rasagiline
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Regulatory issue
2022/07/01  2024/12/31 
2023/08/23 
Rasagiline Clonmel 1mg tablets
PA0126/276/001

Clonmel Healthcare Ltd
Rasagiline
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand
2023/07/18   2024/02/29  
2023/08/08 
Rasagiline Krka 1mg Tablets 
PA1347/088/001
KRKA, d.d., Novo mesto
Rasagiline  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Awaiting information from the company  2023/10/03  2024/02/25   2024/02/13
Rasagiline Rowex 1mg tablets 
PA0711/264/001
Rowex Ltd.
Rasagiline
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand

(multiple counties affected)
2023/08/12   2024/03/31    2023/08/08 
Relistor 12 mg/0.6ml Solution for Injection
EU/1/08/463/001
Bausch Health Ireland Limited 
Methylnaltrexone
Comparable alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay  2023/07/14  2024/03/30
 2023/10/12
Risonate Once Weekly 35mg Film Coated Tablets
PA0749/064/001
Teva Pharma B.V.
Risedronate
Similar alternative medicine authorised
 API unavailability 

(multiple countries affected)
2022/06/27  Awaiting update from the company

2024/02/14
Rosuvastatin 40mg Film Coated Tablets
PA2315/068/004
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Rosuvastatin
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand  2023/10/16  Awaiting update from the company

2024/02/19
Rosuvastatin 5mg Film Coated Tablets
PA2315/068/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
 Rosuvastatin
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 
2023/10/16  Awaiting update from the company
  2024/02/19
Ryaltris 25 microgram/actuation + 600 microgram/actuation nasal spray, suspension
PA1543/002/001
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals s.r.o.
Mometasone & olopatadine
Comparable alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2024/02/20 2024/03/10    2024/02/1 
Salamol Steri-Neb 5mg/2.5 ml Nebuliser Solution
PA1986/086/002
Teva B.V.
Salbutamol
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/09/21 2024/07/31
2024/02/26
Saline Steri-Neb 0.9% w/v Nebuliser Solution
PA1986/087/001
Teva B.V.
Sodium chloride  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2024/02/25 2024/05/31   2024/02/26
SANDOSTATIN 500 microgram/1 ml, solution for injection/infusion
PA0896/028/003
Novartis Ireland Limited
Octreotide
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay
2023/12/04 Awaiting update from the company   2024/01/17
Sastravi 125mg/31.25mg/200mg Film-coated Tablets
PA0549/026/002
Teva B.V.
Levodopa, carbidopa
& entacapone
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries impacted) 
2024/02/03 2024/04/01    2024/01/23
Senokot 7.5mg Tablets 
500 pack 
PA0979/016/002
Reckitt Benckiser Ireland Ltd.
Senna pods powdered 
Appropriate alternative medicine authroised
Manufacturing delay
2023/09/24  Unknown at present   2023/12/04
Sitagliptin/Metformin hydrochloride Rowa 50mg/850mg Film Coated Tablets 
PA0074/090/001
Rowa Pharmaceuticals Limited 
Sitagliptin & 
metformin
Exact alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay  2023/07/15 Awaiting update from the company

2024/02/06
Six Plus Parapaed Paracetamol Oral Suspension 250mg/5ml
PA0281/002/003
Pinewood Laboratories Ltd
Paracetamol
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue 2022/01/01 2024/03/30
2023/10/18
Solifenacin succinate 10mg film-coated tablets
PA2315/118/002
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Solifenacin
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
API unavailability
2023/09/30  Awaiting update from the company
  2024/02/06
Solpadeine Tablets
PA1186/011/003
Chefaro Ireland DAC
Paracetamol, codeine & caffeine
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
 2023/11/29 2024/02/28   2023/11/30
Solpadeine Soluble Tablets 
12 pack 
PA1186/011/001
Chefaro Ireland DAC
Paracetamol, codeine & caffeine
Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/11/23 Awaiting update from the company    2024/02/13
Solpadeine Soluble Tablets
24 pack
PA1186/011/001
Chefaro Ireland DAC
Paracetamol, codeine & caffeine
 Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/10/09 Awaiting update from the company 
2024/02/13
Sublimaze 50 micrograms/ml solution for injection
PA22583/002/001

Piramal Critical Care B.V.
Fentanyl
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 
2023/05/01 Awaiting update from the company   2023/11/16
Suboxone 8 mg/2 mg Sublingual tablet 
EU/1/06/359/004 
Indivior Europe Limited
Buprenorphine & naloxone  Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2024/01/01  2024/03/04
  2024/02/22
Tamnic 400 micrograms Modified-release Capsules, hard
PA0126/151/001
Clonmel Healthcare Ltd
Tamsulosin
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
 API unavailability  2024/01/10 Awaiting update from the company   2024/02/26
Tegretol 400mg Tablets
PA0896/030/004
Novartis Ireland Limited
Carbamazepine
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay  2024/02/06 2024/03/08    2024/02/14
Telmisartan 20mg Tablets
PA2315/014/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
 Telmisartan
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(Multiple countries affected)
2023/09/08 2025/01/01   2024/02/19
Telmisartan Rowa 20 mg tablets
PA0074/078/001
Rowa Pharmaceuticals Limited
 Telmisartan Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Unexpected increase in demand 
2024/01/22 2024/05/31    2024/01/29 
Telmisartan 40mg Tablets
PA2315/014/002
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
 Telmisartan Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected) 
2024/01/02 2025/01/01   2024/02/19  
Telmisartan Rowa 40 mg tablets
PA0074/078/002
Rowa Pharmaceuticals Limited
 Telmisartan Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 
2024/01/22 2024/03/31    2024/01/29
Telmisartan 80mg Tablets 
PA2315/014/003
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Telmisartan  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected) 
2024/01/02 2025/01/01   2024/02/19
Telmisartan Rowa 80 mg tablets
PA0074/078/003
Rowa Pharmaceuticals Limited

Telmisartan
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 
2024/01/29  2024/03/31
  2024/01/29
Telmisartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 80 mg/25 mg tablets
PA2315/107/003
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Telmisartan & hydrochlorothiazide Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Unexpected increase in demand  2023/10/09  2024/02/25   2024/02/19
Temgesic 200 microgram Sublingual Tablets
PA23460/001/001
Eumedica Pharmaceuticals GmbH
Buprenorphine 
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 
2024/02/06 2024/03/01    2024/02/06 
Temozolomide Accord 20mg Capsule

EU/1/10/615/005

Accord Healthcare S.L.U.
Temozolomide
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Unexpected increase in demand 
2024/02/19  2024/04/21    2024/02/20 
Temozolomide Teva 20 mg Capsule
EU/1/09/606/003
Teva B.V.
Temozolomide
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay  2023/12/15 2024/04/27   2024/02/26
Terbasil 250mg Tablets
PA2315/099/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd. 
Terbinafine
Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay  2023/12/01 2024/03/15   2023/11/17
Testogel 50mg transdermal gel in sachet
PA1054/002/002
Laboratoires Besins International
Testosterone  Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 2024/02/19 2024/04/15    2024/02/06 
Tolura 40 mg tablets
EU/1/10/632/009
KRKA, d.d., Novo mesto
Telmisartan
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Awaiting information from the company 2024/02/16  2024/05/25   2024/02/20
Toviaz 4mg Prolonged Release Tablets 
EU/1/07/386/003
Pfizer Europe MA EEIG
Fesoterodine
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue  2023/07/03 2024/02/29
2023/10/05
Toviaz 8 mg Prolonged-release tablet 
EU/1/07/386/008 
Pfizer Europe MA EEIG
Fesoterodine
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Quality issue 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/10/16 2024/02/29   2023/10/05 

Valganciclovir Accord 450 mg film-coated tablets
PA2315/179/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.

Valganciclovir  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised Manufacturing delay 2023/09/19 2024/03/03
  2024/02/19
Valaciclovir 500mg Film coated Tablets
10 pack size 
PA2315/102/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Valaciclovir
Similar alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand   2023/10/09 2024/03/31   2024/02/19
Valaciclovir Teva 500 mg Film-coated Tablets
PA0749/036/001
Teva Pharma B.V.
 Valaciclovir
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2024/01/07 2024/04/07    2023/12/22 
Valcyte 50 mg/ml powder for oral solution
PA2239/023/002
CHEPLAPHARM Arzneimittel GmbH
Valganciclovir 
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised 
Unexpected increase in demand 2024/01/18  2024/03/30   2024/01/19 
Valoid 50mg Tablets 
PA1142/001/002
Amdipharm Limited
Cyclizine Appropriate alternative medicine authorised 
Quality issue  2024/01/08 2024/03/31   2024/02/26
Valsartan 160mg Film-Coated Tablets 
PA2315/188/003
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Valsartan
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 2023/01/15 2024/03/30
2024/01/29

Valsartan 40mg Film-Coated Tablets

PA2315/188/001

Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.

Valsartan
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 
2023/09/30 2024/03/30
  2024/01/29

Valsartan 80mg Film-Coated Tablets 
PA2315/188/002

Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.

Valsartan
Similar alternative medicine authorised  
Manufacturing delay
2023/04/15 2024/03/30
  2024/01/29
Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 160mg/12.5mg Film Coated Tablets
PA2315/181/002
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd


Valsartan & hydrochlorothiazide
Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay   2023/09/01 Unknown at present   2024/01/29
Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 160 mg/ 25 mg Film-coated Tablets
PA2315/181/003
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd
Valsartan & hydrochlorothiazide
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay  
2023/12/31 2024/03/30
  2024/01/29
Valsartan Viatris 40mg Film Coated Tablets 
PA23266/006/001
Viatris Limited
Valsartan  Similar alternative medicine authorised  Unexpected increase in demand 2024/01/03 2024/03/31   2024/02/16
Victoza 6 mg/ml Solution for injection in pre-filled pen 
EU/1/09/529/002
Novo Nordisk A/S
Liraglutide
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/12/01  2024/06/30 HCP letter 

HSE clinical advice
2023/11/09
Victoza 6 mg/ml Solution for injection in pre-filled pen 
EU/1/09/529/003
Novo Nordisk A/S
Liraglutide  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
 2023/12/01  2024/06/30
HCP letter 

HSE clinical advice
2023/11/09
Visudyne Powder for Solution for Infusion
EU/1/00/140/001
CHEPLAPHARM Arzneimittel GmbH
Verteporfin
Comparable alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
 2023/10/11 2024/02/28
  2024/02//14
Vokanamet 50mg/850mg Film-coated tablet 
EU/1/14/918/002
Janssen-Cilag International NV
Canagliflozin & metformin
Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries afffected) 
 2024/01/31  2024/04/30    2024/01/25
Vokanamet 50mg/1000mg Film-coated tablet 
EU/1/14/918/005
Janssen-Cilag International NV
Canagliflozin & metformin Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/12/01 2024/04/30   2023/12/18
Vokanamet 150mg/850mg Film-coated tablet
EU/1/14/918/008
Janssen-Cilag International NV

Canagliflozin & metformin
Similar alternative medicine authorised  Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries impacted) 
 2023/12/31 2024/04/01   2023/12/15
Vokanamet 150mg/1000mg Film-coated tablet
EU/1/14/918/011
Janssen-Cilag International NV
Canagliflozin & metformin Similar alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/12/01 2024/04/30
  2023/11/27
Voriconazole Accord 200mg Film-coated tablet
EU/1/13/835/010
Accord Healthcare S.L.U.
Voriconazole
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay  2023/12/26  2024/03/01   2023/12/19
Voriconazole Teva 200 mg Film-coated Tablets
PA0749/181/001
Teva Pharma B.V.
Voriconazole
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/09/06 2024/06/20   2024/01/29
Xylocaine 2% with Adrenaline
PA1691/027/001
Aspen Pharma Trading Limited
Adrenaline & Lidocaine

Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected) 
2023/03/15 2024/02/29
2024/02/26
Xyzal 5 mg film-coated tablets
PA0891/003/001
UCB (Pharma) Ireland Limited
Levocetirizine
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 2024/02/26  2024/03/15   2024/02/16 
Zacin 0.025% w/w Cream
PA1986/090/001
Teva B.V.
Capsaicin
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected)
2023/08/20 Unknown at present   2023/11/09
Zaditen 1mg/5ml oral solution
PA2206/004/001
Alfasigma S.p.A
Ketotifen  Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay 2024/01/01 2024/03/15    2023/12/22 
Zindaclin 1% Gel
PA23139/001/001
Canute Pharma (Ireland) Limited
Clindamycin
Similar alternative medicine authorised
Distribution issue 2022/12/01 2024/12/31
2024/02/14
Zinnat 250mg Film Coated Tablets
PA23311/003/003
Sandoz Pharmaceuticals d.d.
Cefuroxime
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 2023/03/27 2024/0730

2024/02/08
Zinnat 250mg/5ml Granules for Oral Suspension
PA23311/003/001
Sandoz Pharmaceuticals d.d.

Cefuroxime
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand  2023/04/01 2024/03/30
2023/12/08
Zinnat 500mg Film Coated Tablets
PA23311/003/004
Sandoz Pharmaceuticals d.d.
Cefuroxime
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand 
2023/04/01 2024/07/30   2024/02/08
Zinnat 125 mg/5 ml granules for Oral Suspension
PA23311/003/005
Sandoz Pharmaceuticals d.d.
Cefuroxime
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
 
Unexpected increase in demand
2023/04/01 2024/03/30 2023/12/08
Zofran 4mg/5ml Syrup
PA0711/327/002
Rowex Ltd
Ondansetron
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
Manufacturing delay
 2022/12/15 Unknown at present    2023/112/04
Zolmitriptan  2.5mg Orodispersible Tablets
PA2315/232/001
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Zolmitriptan
Appropriate alternative medicine authorised
API unavailability   2022/10/31 2024/03/31
2024/02/19
Zonegran 100mg Capsule
EU/1/04/307/004
Amdipharm Limited
Zonisamide
Comparable alternative medicine authorised
Unexpected increase in demand  2024/01/23  2024/02/25   2024/02/12
Zyvox 2 mg/ml solution for infusion
PA0822/143/002
Pfizer Healthcare Ireland
Linezolid
Similar alternative medicine  authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected) 
2023/12/18  2024/02/26  HCP letter
2023/12/04 
Zyvox 600mg Film Coated Tablets 
PA0822/143/004
Pfizer Healthcare Ireland 
Linezolid
Similar alternative medicine authorised 
Manufacturing delay 

(multiple countries affected) 
2023/09/18 2024/03/01   2023/08/25


Bausch + Lomb Ireland Limited

PA0281/166/002

Cisplatin 1 mg/ml Concentrate for Solution for Infusion
Pfizer Healthcare Ireland
Bendamustine
Bendamustine
Bendamustine
PA0540/084/005
Ramipril
Ramipril

PA0711/141/001
PA0711/141/001
PA0711/141/001
PA0711/141/001
PA0711/141/001

Dutasteride/Tamsulosin hydrochloride 0.5 mg /0.4 mg hard capsules
Somatropin
 
 
 
Somatropin
 
 
 

Valsartan
Valsartan
Valsartan
Valsartan

Pyridostigmine 
Pyridostigmine 
PA0711/061/002

Omeprazole
Omeprazole
Teva Pharma B.V.
Flucol 150 mg Hard capsules
Flucol 150 mg Hard capsules
Fluconazole
Travocort® 0.1 + 1% w/w Cream

Montelukast
Montelukast
Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
Allopurinol Teva 100 mg tablets
PA0749/099/001
Axsain 0.075% w/w Cream
Etoricoxib Teva 120 mg film-coated tablets
Etoricoxib Teva 120 mg film-coated tablets

Novartis Ireland Limited
Azelastine

PA0711/182/002
PA0711/182/002
PA0711/182/002
PA0711/182/002
PA0711/129/001

Sanofi-Aventis Ireland Limited T/A SANOFI
Laboratoires Thea
Teva B.V.
Rosuvastatin
PA0749/052/004
Tobramycin
 
 
 

PA2315/219/002

 

Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.

Etoricoxib
Teva B.V.
PA0773/003/001
Tadalafil 10mg Film-coated Tablets
Tadalafil 10mg Film-coated Tablets
PA2315/071/002
PA2315/071/002
Pfizer Healthcare Ireland

PA0749/026/001

PA0577/168/001
Eplerenone
Eplerenone


PA1436/022/001
PA1436/022/001
 
 
 

Aripiprazole Teva 5 mg tablet
PA1986/019/001

PA0577/034/003
 
 
 

PA0749/004/001

PA0126/313/001

Janssen-Cilag International NV

PA1255/006/002

Accord Healthcare Ireland Ltd.
 
 
 

PA2239/008/001
PA2239/008/001

PA1226/002/004
PA0126/183/001

PA1986/111/001

Alimera Sciences Europe Limited,

PA0822/143/002
Teva B.V.

Teva Pharma B.V.

Ethypharm

Flynn Pharma Limited
 
 
 
Viatris Healthcare Limited

Pfizer Healthcare Ireland
 
 
 

Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 160 mg/ 25 mg Film-coated Tablets

Aspen Pharma Trading Limited
Donepezil
Donepezil

Levothyroxine
Levothyroxine

PA1777/001/001

Permethrin
Permethrin

Clobazam

Zonisamide

Enalapril 
Nebivolol

Mycophenolate

Tamsulosin

Ipratropium Bromide
SALBUTAMOL SULFATE

Alendronic acid

Pantoprazole
Levocetirizine 

Cisplatin
 
 
 
Cisplatin
 
 
 

How to interpret alternatives data

The description for each alternative type is based on authorised products and for approved indications. It does not show availability or marketing status of the alternative.

The information in the table is not intended to direct clinical practice. Please always refer to your healthcare professional for clinical treatment and use of alternatives.
For more information on therapeutic alternatives see the medicines shortages framework.

Alternative type Description
Exact Same active ingredient, strength and pharmaceutical form
Similar Same active ingredient but different strength
Appropriate Different active ingredient but same pharmacological class. Same active but different formulation that may need consideration of care setting.
Comparable Different active ingredient but comparable pharmacological class or mode of action that manages symptoms
None Unique pharmacology, no alternative treatment option exists

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