Medicinal Product Shortages – update – 26 May 2021

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 26/05/2021


Further Information:

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

  • Aprovel 300mg Film Coated Tablets - EU/1/97/046/007
  • Ciprofloxacin 2 mg/ml Solution for Infusion - PA1122/005/001
  • Ciproxin Solution for Infusion 2 mg/ml - PA1410/028/007
  • Creon 25000 Gastro Resistant Capsules - PA2010/008/002
  • Prevymis 240mg Concentrate for Solution for Infusion - EU/1/17/1245/003
  • Valaciclovir Teva 500mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0749/036/001
  • Xanax 250mcg Tablets - PA0822/141/002


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

  • Eumovate Cream 0.05% w/w - PA1077/006/001
  • Imdur 60 mg Prolonged Release Film Coated Tablets - PA2129/001/001
  • Lercanidipine Clonmel 10mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0126/187/001
  • Lercanidipine Clonmel 20mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0126/187/002
  • Nexium Control 20mg Capsules - EU/1/13/860/003
  • Nexium Control 20mg Tablets - EU/1/13/860/002
  • Tradol SR 100mg Prolonged Release Tablets - PA0711/029/006


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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