Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 24 August 2022

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 24/08/2022


Further Information:

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

  • Levobupivacaine 1.25mg/ml Solution for Infusion - PA2059/009/002
  • Levobupivacaine 2.5mg/ml Solution for Injection/Infusion - PA2059/009/003
  • Levobupivacaine 5.0mg/ml Solution for Injection/Infusion - PA2059/009/004
  • Pregabalin Accord 75mg Capsules - EU/1/15/1027/025
  • Trileptal 300mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0896/033/002


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

  • Actilyse 50mg Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection and Infusion - PA0775/011/003
  • Cozaar 12.5mg Film Coated Tablets - PA23198/002/001
  • Estradot 100mcg Transdermal Patch - PA0896/010/004
  • Tylex 30mg/500mg Hard Capsules - PA0891/014/001


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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