Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 4 November 2020

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 04/11/2020


Further Information:

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

  • Estradot 37.5mcg Transdermal Patch – PA0896/010/001
  • Evorel 50mcg Transdermal Patch – PA22668/008/001
  • Fludarabine phosphate 25mg/ml Concentrate for Solution for Injection/Infusion – PA2315/035/001
  • Glucose 50% w/v Concentrate Solution for Infusion – PA0179/001/039
  • Isoptin 80mg Film Coated Tablet – PA2010/003/002
  • Pancuronium bromide 2mg/ml Solution for Injection – PA0822/205/001
  • Serc 16mg Tablet – PA2010/016/001
  • Vertigon 16mg Tablet – PA1445/023/002
  • Voltarol Optha Multidose 1mg/ml Eye Drops – PA1107/009/002
  • Xatger 10mg Prolonged Release Tablet – PA0577/079/002

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

  • Ancotil 2.5mg/250ml Solution for Infusion – PA2010/048/001
  • Creon 10000 Gastro-Resistant Capsule – PA2010/008/001
  • Irprestan 150mg Tablet – PA1380/021/002
  • Lipantil Supra 145mg Film Coated Tablet – PA2010/015/003
  • Minulet 75mcg/30mcg Coated Tablet – PA0822/093/001
  • Visudyne 15mg Powder for Solution for Infusion – EU/1/00/140/001
  • Xanax 500mcg Tablet – PA0822/141/003

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 as new information is provided to the HPRA

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