Medicinal Product shortages - update - 21 October 2020

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 21/10/2020


Further Information:

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

  • Anusol Cream – PA22647/001/001
  • Anusol HC Ointment – PA22647/002/001
  • Anusol HC 2.8mg Suppository – PA22647/002/002
  • Ansuol Ointment – PA22647/001/002
  • Anusol Suppository – PA22647/001/003
  • Chlorphenamine 10mg/ml Solution for Injection – PA2288/001/002
  • Glycopyrronium bromide & Neostigamine Metilsulfate 0.5mg/2.5ml Solution for Injection – PA0857/002/001
  • Nexium control 20mg Tablet – EU/1/13/860/001-002

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

  • Alendronate/Colecalciferol Teva 70mg/5600IU Tablet – PA0749/196/002
  • Livial 2.5mg Tablet – PA1286/059/001
  • Palexia 20mg/ml Oral Solution – PA2242/012/001
  • Seretral 100mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0749/023/002
  • Serlan 100mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0711/065/002
  • Venex XL 37.5mg Prolonged Release Capsule – PA0126/285/001
  • Venex XL 150mg Prolonged Release Capsule – PA0126/285/003

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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