Medicinal Product Shortages – update – 6 April 2022

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 06/04/2022


Further Information:

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

  • Areloger 7.5mg Tablets - PA0577/057/001
  • Cardura 2mg Tablets - PA0822/192/002
  • Cardura XL 8mg Prolonged Release Tablets - PA0822/004/002
  • Cosartal Plus 50mg/12.5mg Film Coated Tablets - PA2315/190/001
  • Cosartal Plus 100mg/25mg Film Coated Tablets - PA2315/190/002
  • Kopen Sugar Free 125mg/5ml Powder for Oral Solution - PA0298/007/002
  • Kopen Sugar Free 250mg/5ml Powder for Oral Solution - PA0298/007/003
  • Losartan Potassium 25mg Film Coated Tablets - PA2315/059/001
  • Nasacort 55mcg/dose Nasal Spray, Suspension - PA23180/001/001
  • Navelbine 20mg Capsules - PA0329/011/001


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

  • Cholestagel 625mg Film Coated Tablets - EU/1/03/268/1-3
  • Innohep 12,000IU in 0.6ml, Solution for Injection - PA0046/060/013
  • Innohep 14,000IU in 0.7ml, Solution for Injection - PA0046/060/011
  • Letzo 2.5mg Tablets -PA0711/190/001
  • Macrolief 13.8mg Powder for Oral Solution - PA0711/224/001
  • Methotrexate 5mg/2ml Injection - PA0822/206/001
  • Paracetamol 500mg Film Coated Tablets - PA1186/009/001
  • RoActemra 162mg Solution for Injection in Pre Filled Syringe - EU/1/08/492/007
  • Septrin 80mg/400mg per ampoule, Concentrate for Solution for Infusion - PA1691/010/005
  • Technescan MIBI 1mg Kit for Radiopharmaceutical Preparation - PA0690/020/001
  • Typhim Vi 0.5ml Solution for Injection, Typhoid Polysaccharide Vaccine - PA2131/011/001


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

The HPRA sends 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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