Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 12th February 2020

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 12/02/2020


Further Information:

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

  • Co-Amoxiclav 1000mg/200mg Powder for Solution for Injection/Infusion – PA1339/005/002
  • Cozaar 50mg Film-Coated Tablets – PA1286/004/002
  • Diprivan 1% w/v Emulsion for Injection or Infusion, Pre-filled Syringe – PA1691/022/001
  • Ezetimibe/Simvastatin Clonmel 10mg/10mg Tablet - PA0126/281/001
  • Genotropin Miniquick 1mg Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection - PA0822/128/007
  • Genotropin Miniquick 1.8mg Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection - PA0822/128/011
  • Genotropin Miniquick 2mg Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection - PA0822/128/012
  • Lanoxin PG 62.5mcg Tablet - PA1691/001/003
  • Lopid 300mg Capsule – PA0822/014/001
  • Suprefact 1mg/ml Solution for Injection – PA0540/074/001

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

  • Alprazolam 0.25mg Tablet - PA0711/140/00
  • Azithromycin Teva 250mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0749/039/002
  • Betnovate RD 0.025% w/w Ointment- PA1077/001/005
  • Co-Vatan 80mg/12.5mg Film Coated Tablet - PA0711/182/001
  • Co-Vatan 160mg/25mg Film Coated Tablet - PA0711/182/003
  • Co-Vatan 160mg/12.5mg Film Coated Tablet - PA0711/182/002
  • Doxatan 2mg Tablet – PA0126/202/002
  • Furosemide 20mg/2ml Solution for Injection – PA0073/059/004
  • Irinotecan Hydrochloride 40mg/2ml Concentrate for Solution for Infusion – PA1986/068/001
  • Isoptin 40mg Film Coated Tablet – PA2010/003/001
  • Isoptin 80mg Film Coated Tablet – PA2010/003/002
  • Memantine 10mg Tablet – PA0126/255/002
  • Seretral 100mg Tablet – PA0749/023/002
  • Serimel 50mg Tablet – PA0126/135/001
  • Serimel 100mg Tablet – PA0126/135/002
  • Zorclone 7.5mg Tablets – PA0840/001/002

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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