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
03/10/2011 Attention in the Prescribing and Use of Veterinary Antimicrobials Advisory
20/05/2011 Caution in use of animal remedies used in food-producing animals Advisory
20/05/2011 Caution in use of veterinary antibacterial drugs in dairy cows Advisory
21/04/2011 PregSure BVD – Update for Users Advisory
22/09/1999 Report of the IMB to the Minister for Agriculture & Food on the availability of Intramammary Products Advisory