Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 20 January 2021

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 20/01/2021


Further Information:

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

  • Fentanyl 100mcg/2ml Solution for Injection – PA0073/122/001
  • Potassium Chloride 15% w/v Concentrate for Solution for Infusion – PA0179/030/002
  • Ramipril 5mg Tablet – PA0749/177/003
  • Yasmin 0.03mg/3mg Film Coated Tablet – PA1410/023/001

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

  • Atorvastatin Clonmel 10mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0126/271/001
  • Creon 25000 Gastro-Resistant Capsule – PA2010/008/002
  • Frumil 40mg/5mg Tablet – PA0540/101/002
  • Inspra 50mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0822/020/002
  • Lercanidipine Clonmel 10mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0126/187/002
  • Lipantil Supra 145mg Tablet – PA2010/015/003
  • Pancuronium bromide 2mg/ml Solution for Injection – PA0822/205/001
  • Pipercin 4g/0.5g Powder for Solution for Infusion – PA0126/180/002
  • Sofradex Ear/Eye Drops – PA0540/070/002
  • Tambocor 50mg Tablet – PA2010/026/002

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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