Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 3 October 2019

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 03/10/2019


Further Information:

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

  • Arcoxia 120mg Film Coated Tablet – PA1997/001/004
  • Ciproxin 500mg Tablet – PA1410/028/003
  • Ciproxin 750mg Tablet – PA1410/028/004
  • Difene 50mg Capsule – PA2256/001/002
  • Selectol 200mg Tablet – PA0540/126/001
  • Selectol 400mg Tablet – PA0540/126/002
  • Temozolomide 100mg Capsule – EU/1/09/606/005-006


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

  • Arcoxia 60mg Film Coated Tablet – PA1997/001/002
  • Eltroxin 50mcg Tablet – PA1142/028/001
  • Hypovase 0.5mg Tablet – PA0822/195/001
  • Megace 160mg Tablet – PA1696/002/001
  • Mivacron 2mg/ml Solution for Injection – PA1691/033/001
  • Olanzapine 5mg Tablet – EU/1/07/427/004-007
  • Oxynorm 5mg Capsule – PA1688/006/004

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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