Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 21 August 2019

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 21/08/2019

 

Further Information:

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

  • Cisplatin 1mg/ml Concentrate for Solution for Infusion (50mg/ml presentation) – PA0822/199/001
  • Cisplatin 1mg/ml Concentrate for Solution for Infusion (100mg/ml presentation) – PA0822/199/001
  • Efexor XL 37.5mg Prolonged Release Capsules – PA0822/072/001
  • Lercanidipine 20mg Tablet – PA0126/187/002
  • Megace 160mg Tablet – PA1696/002/001
  • Propofol-Lipura 2% 20mg/ml Emulsion for Injection or Infusion – PA736/018/003
  • Septrin Adult 80mg/400mg Oral Solution – PA1691/010/004
  • Sotoger 80mg Tablet – PA0577/021/001
  • Triapin 2.5mg/2.5mg Prolonged Release Tablet – PA0540/082/001
  • Triapin 5mg/5mg Prolonged Release Tablet – PA0540/082/002


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

  • Arcoxia 90mg Tablet – PA1997/001/003
  • Naropin 2mg/ml Solution for Injection – PA1691/026/001
  • Neoclarityn 0.5mg/ml 150ml Oral Solution – EU/1/00/161/067
  • Ultiva 2mg Powder for Concentrate for Solution for Infusion – PA1691/032/002


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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