Medicinal Product Shortages – update – 26 January 2022

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 26/01/2022


Further Information:

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

  • Claforan Powder for Solution for Injection 1g - PA0540/037/003
  • Frovex 2.5mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0865/009/001
  • Innohep 2500IU/ml Solution for Injection - PA0046/060/008
  • Panadol 500mg Tablets (24 pack) - PA0678/107/001
  • Sodium Iodide (I131) Capsule T - PA0690/006/002
  • ViATIM, Suspension and Solution for Suspension for Injection in Pre Filled Syringe. Hepatitis A (inactivated, adsorbed) and Typhoid Polysaccharide Vaccine - PA2131/014/001


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

  • Astilin 10mg Tablet - PA23163/001/001
  • Caverject 20mcg Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection - PA0822/115/003
  • Deslor 5mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0711/202/001
  • Dopamine Hydrochloride 40mg/ml Sterile Concentrate - PA0822/202/001
  • Ezetimibe Rowa 10mg Tablets - PA0074/074/001
  • Ezetimibe/Simvastatin Rowex 10mg/20mg Tablet - PA0711/262/001
  • Hemosol B0 Solution for Haemodialysis/Haemofiltration - PA2299/051/002
  • Lispril Hydrochlorothiazide 20mg/12.5mg Tablet - PA0711/051/002
  • Losartan Potassium Pinewood 50mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0281/154/002
  • Minulet 75mcg/30mcg Coated Tablets - PA0822/093/001
  • Naloxone Hydrochloride 400mcg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion - PA0073/111/002
  • Oramox 250mg/5 ml Powder for Oral Suspension - PA0298/019/002
  • Rosuvastatin 10mg Film Coated Tablets - PA2315/068/002
  • Rosuvastatin 20mg Film Coated Tablets - PA2315/068/003
  • Rowalief 500mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0074/065/001
  • Temodal 5mg Capsules - EU/1/98/096/024
  • TPN - various B. Braun products
  • Ultraproct 0.92mg/ + 0.95mg/g + 5mg/g Rectal Ointment - PA22650/004/001


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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