Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 31 July 2019

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 31/07/2019


Further Information:

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

  • Dalacin 2% Vaginal Cream – PA0822/119/002
  • Doxatan 2mg Tablet – PA0126/202/002
  • Fosavance 70mg/2800IU Tablet – EU/1/05/310/002
  • Janumet 50mg/850mg Film Coated Tablet – EU/1/08/455/003
  • Maxibar 98.45% w/w Powder for Oral Suspension – PA1826/002/001
  • Miochol-E 20mg Powder and Solvent for Instillation Solution for Intraocular Use – PA1245/002/001
  • Targin 20mg/10mg Prolonged Release Tablet – PA1688/010/003
  • Xanax 1mg Tablet – PA0822/141/001

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

  • Detrusitol 2mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0822/213/002
  • Floxapen 2000mg Powder for Solution for Injection or Infusion – PA1380/011/008
  • Hycamtin 1mg Powder for Concentrate for Solution for Infusion – EU/1/96/027/001
  • Instanyl 50mcg Single Dose Nose Spray – EU/1/09/531/010-013
  • Targin 80mg/40mg Prolonged Release Tablet – PA1688/010/009
  • Trimoptin 200mg Tablet – PA0298/014/002

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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