Medicinal Product Shortages – update – 9 March 2022

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 09/03/2022


Further Information:

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

  • Calvepen 333mg Tablets - PA0126/137/001
  • Claforan Powder for Solution for Injection 500mg - PA0540/037/002
  • Claforan Powder for Solution for Injection 1g - PA0540/037/003
  • Dalacin 2% Vaginal Cream - PA0822/119/002
  • Fluorouracil 25mg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion - PA0822/223/001
  • Gyno-Pevaryl Once 150mg Vaginal Pessary - PA22650/006/001
  • Januvia 25mg Film Coated Tablets - EU/1/07/383/002
  • Lercanidipine Clonmel 20mg Tablets - PA0126/187/002

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

  • Axsain 0.075% w/w Cream - PA1986/088/001
  • Beromun 1mg Powder for Solution for Infusion - EU/1/99/097/001
  • Chlorpromazine Elixir BP 25mg/5ml Oral Solution - PA0281/124/001
  • Clexane 8,000 IU (80mg)/0.8 mL Solution for Injection in Pre Filled Syringes - PA0540/097/007
  • Dioralyte Blackcurrant Powder for Oral Solution (20 pack) - PA0540/098/001
  • Dioralyte Rebalance Citrus Powder for Oral Solution (6 pack) - PA0540/194/002
  • Dioralyte Rebalance Natural Powder for Oral Solution (6 pack) - PA0540/194/003
  • Invokana 100mg Tablets - EU/1/13/884/002
  • Invokana 300mg Tablets - EU/1/13/884/006
  • Januvia 50mg Film Coated Tablets - EU/1/07/383/008
  • Sodium Iodide (I131) Capsule T - PA0690/006/002
  • Zyvox 2mg/ml Solution for Infusion - PA0822/143/002


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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