Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 10 April 2019

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 10/04/2019


Further Information:

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

  • Accupro 5mg Film coated Tablet – PA0822/007/001
  • Denzapine 50mg/ml Oral Solution – PA0126/235/005
  • Hycamtin 1mg Powder for Concentrate for Solution for Infusion – EU/1/96/027/001
  • Hycamtin 4mg Powder for Concentrate for Solution for Infusion – EU/1/96/027/003
  • Propofol-Lipuro 1% (10mg/ml) Emulsion for Injection or Infusion (100ml presentation only) – PA0736/018/002
  • Quinine Sulphate 300mg Coated Tablet – PA1986/052/001
  • Tevanate Once Weekly 70mg Tablet – PA0749/016/001


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

  • Coversyl Arginine 10mg Tablet – PA0568/002/006
  • Detrusitol SR 4mg Prolonged Release Capsules – PA0822/125/002
  • Hydrea 500mg hard Capsules – PA0002/027/001
  • Innohep 12,000IU in 0.6ml Solution for Injection – PA0046/060/013
  • Pred Forte Eye Drops 1% w/v Eye Drop Solution – PA0148/027/001
  • Septrin 80mg/400mg per Ampoule Concentrate for Solution for Infusion – PA1691/010/005

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 in real time.

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