Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 7 August 2019

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 07/08/2019


Further Information:

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

  • Areloger 15mg Film coated Tablet – PA0577/057/002
  • Fluorouracil 25mg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion (2.5mg/100ml presentation) – PA0822/223/001
  • Minims Atropine Sulphate 1% Eye Drop Solution – PA0555/017/001
  • Zestan 2.5mg Tablet – PA0126/112/001

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

  • Canesten HC 1.0% w/w Cream – PA1410/040/001
  • Fentanyl 500mcg in 10ml Solution for Injection – PA0073/122/002
  • Folinic acid 10mg/ml Solution for Injection (50mg/5ml presentation) – PA0822/198/003
  • Innohep 8,000IU in 0.4ml Solution for Injection – PA0046/060/012
  • Innohep 12,000IU in 0.6ml Solution for Injection – PA0046/060/013
  • Memantine 10mg Tablet – PA0126/255/002
  • MST Continus Suspension 60mg Prolonged Release Granules – PA1688/004/010
  • Protopic 0.03% Ointment – EU/1/02/201/001-002
  • Quinine Sulphate 300mg Tablet – PA1986/052/001
  • Zineryt 40mg + 12mg Powder & Solvent for Cutaneous Solution – PA0046/065/001

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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