Safety Notices

From time to time notices relating to the safety and/or quality of medicinal products are published by the Health Products Regulatory Authority

These notices are classified under several priority related categories and may relate to human and veterinary medicines, or medical devices.   

The issues covered by these notices will range from quality defect information and medicinal product safety information through to updated information on the appropriate usage of medicines or devices.

Notices are categorised in accordance with their importance at time of publication.

The four notice categories are outlined as follows:
  • Advisory        Routine safety information
  • Warning         Urgent safety information
  • Recall             Urgent safety information relating to a product recall
  • Publications  General safety information provided by the HPRA for publication via 3rd parties e.g. EMA

Date Title Type
30/04/2015 Updated product information for injectable veterinary medicines containing enrofloxacin Advisory
31/12/2014 Suspected Adverse Reactions to Veterinary Medicinal Products 2014 3rd Party Publications
28/11/2014 Report on consumption of veterinary antibiotics in Ireland during 2013 Advisory
13/06/2014 Safety Advisory Notice on Barium selenate injectable Advisory
31/12/2013 Suspected Adverse Reactions to Veterinary Medicinal Products 2013 3rd Party Publications
26/11/2013 Use of Flukicides in Dairy Cows Advisory
15/11/2013 Report of consumption of Veterinary antimicrobials in Ireland 2012 3rd Party Publications
23/05/2013 Report of the Working Group on the Methods of Supply of Companion Animal Antiparasitic Medicines 3rd Party Publications
15/05/2013 Use of Chlortetracyline or other antibiotics in Milk Replacer Advisory
31/12/2012 Suspected Adverse Reactions to Veterinary Medicinal Products 2012 3rd Party Publications