Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 6 May 2020

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 06/05/2020


Further Information:

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

  • Colofac 135mg Tablet – PA2010/007/001
  • Efexor 37.5mg prolonged release capsules, hard – PA0822/072/001
  • Estradot 75mcg/day Transdermal Patch – PA0896/010/003
  • Isoptin 40mg Film coated Tablet – PA2010/003/001
  • Propoven 2% Emulsion for Injection or Infusion – PA2059/017/003
  • Teveten 400mg Film Coated Tablet – PA2010/017/001
  • Zorclone 7.5mg Tablet – PA1986/080/001

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

  • Abstral 100mcg Sublingual Tablet – PA2288/004/002
  • Abstral 200mcg Sublingual Tablet – PA2288/004/003
  • Abstral 300mcg Sublingual Tablet – PA2288/004/004
  • Abstral 400mcg Sublingual Tablet – PA2288/004/005
  • Abstral 600mcg Sublingual Tablet – PA2288/004/006
  • Abstral 800mcg Sublingual Tablet – PA2288/004/007
  • Centrax 10mg Tablet – PA0822/010/001
  • Etoposide 20mg/ml Solution for Injection – PA0749/002/001
  • Genotropin Miniquick 0.6mg Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection – PA0822/128/005
  • Genotropin Miniquick 0.8mg Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection – PA0822/128/006
  • Genotropin Miniquick 1.4mg Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection – PA0822/128/009
  • Halcion 125mg Tablet – PA0822/129/002
  • Neotigason 10mg Capsule – PA1380/050/001
  • Sirdupla 25mcg/125mcg per metered dose pressurised inhalation, suspension – PA0577/201/001
  • Xomolix 2.5mg/ml Solution for Injection – PA2288/003/002

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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