Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 23 October 2019

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 23/10/2019


Further Information:

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

  • Blopress 2mg Tablet – PA2229/001/001
  • Blopress 4mg Tablet – PA2229/001/002
  • Blopress 8mg Tablet – PA2229/001/003
  • Cozaar 12.5mg Film Coated Tablet – PA1286/004/001
  • Elocon 0.1% w/w Ointment – PA1286/035/002
  • Proscar 5mg Film Coated Tablet – PA1286/017/001


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

  • Azactam 2g Powder for Solution for Injection or Infusion – PA0002/052/003
  • Xanax 1mg Tablet – PA0822/141/001

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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