Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 25 July 2019

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 25/07/2019


Further Information:

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

  • Folinic Acid 10mg/ml Solution for Injection (100mg/10ml presentation only) – PA0822/198/003
  • Gabitril 5mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0749/199/001
  • Gabitril 10mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0749/199/002
  • Gabitril 15mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0749/199/003
  • Hypovase 0.5mg Tablet – PA0822/195/001
  • Miramel 0.088mg Tablet – PA0126/173/001
  • Protopic 0.03% Ointment – EU/1/02/201/001-002
  • Zacin 0.025% w/w Cream – PA0827/008/001

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

  • Ativan 4mg/ml Solution for Injection – PA0822/090/002
  • Atorvastatin 20mg Tablet – PA1380/017/002
  • Burinex 1mg Tablet – PA22650/001/001
  • Esbriet 267mg Film Coated Tablet – EU/1/11/667/016
  • Isotode 5mg Tablet – PA1380/014/001
  • Megace 160mg Tablet – PA1696/002/001
  • Neoclarityn 0.5mg/ml Oral Solution (100ml presentation) – EU/1/00/161/026

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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