Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 10 July 2019

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 10/07/2019


Further Information:

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

  • Bisoprolol 5mg Tablet – PA2315/097/001
  • Doxatan 4mg Prolonged Release Tablet – PA0126/202/003
  • Elocon 0.1% w/w Ointment – PA1286/035/002
  • Faverin 50mg Film Coated Tablet – PA2010/031/001
  • Faverin 100mg Film Coated Tablet – PA2010/031/002
  • Imdur 60mg Prolonged Release Tablet – PA2129/001/001
  • Tevaquel XL 50mg Prolonged Release Tablet – PA0749/060/006
  • Tracrium 10mg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion (2.5ml x 5 pack size only) – PA1691/029/001

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

  • Anectine 50mg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion – PA1691/033/001
  • Atorvastatin Clonmel 20mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0126/271/002
  • Candist 8mg Tablet – PA0126/206/002
  • Candist 16mg Tablet – PA0126/206/003
  • Doxatan 2mg Tablet – PA0126/202/002
  • Drynol 20mg Tablet – PA0865/018/001
  • Oxynorm Liquid 1mg/ml Oral Solution – PA1688/006/002
  • Tracrium 10mg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion (25ml x 2 pack size only) – PA1691/029/001
  • Vepesid 50mg Capsule – PA2255/004/001
  • Vepesid 50mg Capsule – PA2255/004/002
  • Zolpidem Tartrate Teva 10mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0749/095/002

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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