Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 2 September 2021

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 02/09/2021


Further Information:

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

  • Amitriptyline 25mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0126/041/001
  • Astilin 10mg Tablet - PA23163/001/001
  • Bendroflumethiazide 2.5mg Tablets - PA22749/021/001
  • Dalacin 2% Vaginal Cream - PA0822/119/002
  • Innohep 8,000 IU in 0.4 ml, Solution for Injection - PA0046/060/012
  • RoActemra 162mg Solution for Injection in Pre-Filled pen - EU/1/08/492/009-10
  • Rosuvastatin 5mg Film Coated tablets - PA2315/068/001
  • Rosuvastatin 10mg Film Coated Tablets - PA2315/068/002
  • Zofran 4 mg/5ml Syrup - PA0896/036/003


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

  • Iopidine 1%w/v Eye Drops, Solution - PA0896/014/002
  • Glyceryl Trinitrate 5 mg/ml Sterile Concentrate - PA0822/204/001
  • OxyNorm Dispersa 5mg Orodispersible Tablets - PA1688/006/007
  • Palladone SR 2mg prolonged release capsules - PA1688/007/007
  • Telmisartan 40mg Tablets- PA2315/014/002
  • Zofran 8mg/4ml Solution for Injection or Infusion - PA0896/036/002


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 as new information is provided to the HPRA.


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