Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 30 October 2019

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 30/10/2019


Further Information:

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

  • Burinex 1mg Tablet – PA22650/001/001
  • Epanutin Infatabs 50mg Chewable Tablet – PA0822/011/005
  • Marcain Polyamp Steripack 0.25% w/v Solution for Injection – PA1691/024/001
  • Mivacron 2mg/ml Solution for Injection (20mg/10ml presentation) – PA1691/033/001
  • Paracetamol Rx 500mg Tablet (100 pack size) – PA2315/065/003
  • Risperidal 0.5mg Film Coated Tablets – PA22612/010/009
  • Septrin Adult 80mg/400mg Oral Suspension – PA1691/010/004
  • Septrin Forte 160mg/800mg Tablet – PA1691/010/002
  • Septrin Pediatric 40mg/200mg Oral Suspension (100ml presentation) – PA1691/010/003


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

  • Cozatan 100mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0126/167/002
  • Cozatan Comp 100mg/25mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0126/184/002
  • Cyklokapron 500mg/5ml Solution for Injection or Infusion – PA0822/117/001
  • Innohep 10,000IU in 0.5ml Solution for Injection – PA0046/060/010
  • Methotrexate 5mg/2ml Injection – PA0822/206/001
  • Pravastatin 10mg Tablet – PA0436/046/001
  • Proscar 5mg Film Coated Tablet – PA1286/017/001

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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