Medicinal Product Shortages – update – 12 May 2021

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 12/05/2021


Further Information:

The Health Products Regulatory Authority has been notified of a shortage of the following products:

  • Depo-Provera 150mg/ml Suspension for Injection - PA0822/124/001
  • Eumovate Cream 0.05% w/w - PA1077/006/001
  • Paracetamol 500mg Tablets - PA2315/065/003
  • Stilnoct 5mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0540/160/001


The following shortages have been resolved and supply has resumed to the Irish market:

  • Amisulpride 50mg Tablets - PA0577/182/001
  • Azarga 10mg/ml + 5mg/ml Eye Drop Suspension - EU/1/08/482/001
  • Champix 1mg Tablets - EU/1/06/360/005
  • Clexane 4,000IU/0.4ml Solution for Injection in Prefilled Syringe - PA0540/097/005
  • Detrunorm XL 30mg Modified Release Capsules - PA1142/004/002
  • Lactulose Fresenius 670mg/ml Oral Solution - PA0773/003/001
  • Primovist 0.25mmol/ml Solution for Injection in Prefilled Syringe - PA1410/021/001
  • Rowalief 500mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0074/065/001
  • Somavert 20 mg Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection - EU/1/02/240/003


Please see the shortages section of the HPRA website for further information.

The HPRA will be sending weekly updates concerning medicinal product shortages. However, the above webpage will be updated as new information is provided to the HPRA.

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