Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 11 September 2019

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 11/09/2019


Further Information:

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

  • Arcoxia 60mg Tablet – PA1997/001/002
  • Azactam 2g Powder for Solution for Injection or Infusion – PA0002/052/003
  • Estradot 37.5mcg Transdermal Patch – PA0896/010/001
  • Estradot 50mcg Transdermal Patch – PA0896/010/002
  • Innohep 4,500IU Solution for Injection – PA0046/060/007
  • Innohep 8,000IU in 0.4ml Solution for Injection – PA0046/060/012
  • Innohep 10,000IU in 0.5ml Solution for Injection – PA0046/060/010
  • Neomercazole 5mg Tablet – PA1142/002/001
  • Ondansetron 8mg Tablet – PA0749/009/002
  • Puri-Nethol 50mg Tablet – PA1691/009/001
  • Tractocile 6.75mg/0.9ml Solution for Injection – EU/1/99/124/001

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

  • Caverject 10mcg Injection – PA0822/115/002
  • Gabitril 10mg Film coated Tablet – PA0749/199/002
  • Suprax 200mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0540/016/002

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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