Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 20 July 2022

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 20/07/2022


Further Information:

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

  • Abidec Multivitamin Oral Drops Solution - PA1186/001/001
  • Arava 10mg Film Coated Tablets - EU/1/99/118/003
  • Ceftriaxone 1g Powder for Solution for Injection or Infusion - PA0281/225/001
  • Cernevit, Powder for Solution for Injection or Infusion - PA2299/019/001
  • Coversyl Arginine Plus 10mg/2.5mg Film-Coated Tablets - PA0568/022/002
  • Difflam Spray, 0.15% w/v, Oromucosal Spray - PA2010/030/003
  • Lercanidipine Clonmel 20mg Tablets - PA0126/187/002
  • Loniten 5mg Tablets - PA0822/130/001
  • Melfen 200mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0126/012/001
  • Rapifen 500mcg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion - PA22583/001/001
  • Relestat, 0.5mg/ml, Eye drops, Solution - PA1824/018/001
  • Targocid 200mg Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection/Infusion or Oral Solution - PA0540/021/001
  • Vokanamet 50mg/1000mg Film Coated Tablets - EU/1/14/918/005


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

  • Amoxicillin 500mg Hard Capsules - PA0126/282/002
  • Androcur 100mg Tablets - PA1410/001/001
  • Crinone 8% w/w Progesterone Gel - PA2286/001/001
  • Gamanil 70mg Film Coated Tablets - PA1701/004/001
  • Klacid LA 500mg Modified Release Tablets - PA2010/004/004
  • Prednisolone 20mg Rectal Foam - PA22643/003/001
  • Spasmonal Forte 120mg Hard Capsules - PA2010/043/002
  • Tambocor 50mg Tablets - PA2010/026/002
  • Toviaz 8mg Prolonged Release Tablets - EU/1/07/386/008
  • Tritace 1.25mg Tablets - PA0540/084/005

Please see the shortages section of the HPRA website for further information

The HPRA sends 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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